Conservation Status (RED)
Despite its name, the marsh tit actually lives in woodland and parks in England and Wales. It is very similar to the willow tit. There are a few features which help distinguish marsh and willow tit: marsh tit have a glossier black cap and a neater bib under the chin; they have a pale 'cutting' edge to their beaks which can be seen up close; and they produce a 'pitchoo' call, which sounds a bit like a sneeze.
The Marsh Tit has been in decline in recent years and was added to the Red list in 2022
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