Titmouse

Tufted Titmouse

Tufted Titmouse

The darker area of the map shows the Tufted Titmouse nesting range.  The Tufted Titmouse has one brood a year and can have a clutch size between 3 - 9 eggs.  The eggs are a white to a creamy white and spotted with a chestnut-red, brown, purple or lilac color.  The incubation period is 12 - 14 days and the nestling period is 15 - 16 days.  Their diet consists of insects and seeds, with insects making up 2/3 of there diet.  Caterpillars being their most important, but they will also eat wasps, bees, beetles, and many more.

FEED

If you want to attract the Tufted Titmouse to your yard by feeding them, listed below are some of the food options these birds prefer.

Peanuts

Black Oil Sunflower Seeds

 

Suet

Peanut Hearts

Peanut Hearts

Live Mealworms

Live Meal Worms

Dried Mealworms

Dried Meal Worms

 Hulled Sunflower Seeds

Hulled Sunflower Seeds

Nyjer

Nyjer

Safflower

Safflower

FEEDERS

To attract the Tufted Titmouse to your yard; listed below, are the types of feeders they prefer to use.  The pictures below, are some examples of each category.

 

PLATFORM FEEDERS

Any size, style or shape of platform feeder can be used. Platform feeders are also known as tray feeders or fly thru feeders. These feeders are versatile, since most of the feed mentioned above can be placed in them. Platform Feeders can also be WINDOW FEEDERS.

Platform Feeder

 

TUBE FEEDERS

Any size, shape, or style of tube feeder can be used, designed to hold one or a variety of the following: peanuts, sunflower seeds, nyjer or safflower.  Tube Feeders can also be MESH FEEDERSCAGED FEEDERS,  WINDOW FEEDERS, or ELECTRIC FEEDERS.

Tube FeederTube Feeders

 

HOPPER FEEDERS

Any size, shape or style can be used, holding any of the following: peanuts, sunflower seeds, or nyjer. Hopper feeders can also be  GAZEBO FEEDERS, COMBINATION FEEDERS, and WINDOW FEEDERS

 

SUET FEEDERS 

The suet feeder can be any size, style or shape. Suet Feeders can also be a COMBINATION FEEDER OR CAGED FEEDERS.

Suet Feeder

 

MEALWORM FEEDERS

Any size, shape, or style that is designed for mealworms.

Mealworm FeederMealworm Feeder

 

BIRDHOUSES

Any style, shape and size will work if the interior dimensions are closely related to a 4" x 4" floor to a 5.5" x 5.5" floor.  Interior height between 8"-12".   An entrance hole that is 1 1/4" in diameter that is 6" to 10" above the floor.  Your bird house can be place 5' to 15' high, with the entrance hole facing in any direction away from the most common wind direction.  If you plan to place more than one nest box for the Tufted Titmouse, place your nest boxes approximately 580' apart to avoid territorial denomination. 

Listed below are some examples of birdhouse, the Tufted Titmouse may use.

Bird HouseStone Bird HouseTufted Titmouse Birdhouses

NOTE:

Bird house dimensions for the Tufted Titmouse are closely related to Wrens, Chickadees, and Nuthatches. When placing out a birdhouse for the Titmouse, you may end up getting one of these other birds instead.

Juniper Titmouse

Juniper Titmouse

Juniper TitmouseJuniper Titmouse Map

The shaded area of the map shows where the Juniper Titmouse can be found and is all year round.

They brood once a year and can have a clutch size anywhere from 3-9 eggs that look white or white with faded reddish brown spots.  Incubation is 14-16 days and nestling period is 16-21 days.

Their diet is mostly insects (beetles, caterpillars and more) seeds (pine seeds)

FEED

To attract the Juniper Titmouse to your yard, listed below are some food options these birds prefer.

 Peanuts

Peanuts

 

Black Oil Sunflower Seeds

Black Oil Sunflower Seeds

Suet

Suet

 

Peanut Hearts

Peanut Hearts

Mealworms

Mealworms

 

Hulled Sunflower Seeds

Hulled Sunflower Seeds

Safflower

Safflower

 

 

FEEDERS

To attract the Juniper Titmouse to your yard using feeders, listed below are the type of feeders they prefer to use.  The pictures below are some examples of each category.

PLATFORM FEEDERS

Any shape, size, or style can be used.  All food mentioned above can be placed in a platform feeder.  Also known as tray feeders and fly thru feeders.

Platform FeederFly Thru FeederFly Thru Feeder

TUBE FEEDER

Any size, shape, or style of tube feeder can be used, designed to hold one or a variety of the following: peanuts, sunflower seeds,and safflower

Caged Tube FeederMesh FeederTube Feeder

HOPPER FEEDERS

Any size, style, or shape can be used, that can hold one or a variety of the following: peanuts, sunflower seeds, and safflower.

Hopper FeederHopper FeederMounted Hopper Feeder

SUET FEEDERS

Any size, style, or shape can be used, either a combination suet feeder with bird seed or a single suet feeder.

Combination Suet FeederCaged Suet FeederSuet Feeder

MEALWORM FEEDERS

Any size, style, or shape can be used, designed to hold mealworms.

Mealworm FeederMealworm FeederMealworm Feeders

BIRDHOUSES

Any size, shape or style can be used if the interior dimensions are closely related to a 4" x 4" floor to a 5.5" x 5.5" floor.  Interior height of a 6"-12" with an 1.25" diameter hole 4"-10" above the floor.  You can place your nest box 3' to 15' above the ground.  Facing the entrance hole in any direction.  If you want to place more than one nest box for the Juniper Titmouse, space your nest boxes 375' apart to avoid territorial denomination.

Pictures below are some of examples the many choices you have to purchase a nest box for a Juniper Titmouse.

BirdhouseBirdhouse

Black-Crested Titmouse

Black-Crested Titmouse

Black-Crested TitmouseBlack-Crested Titmouse map
The Black-Crested Titmouse is found in the shaded area of the map all year round.  Their diet consist of insects and seeds.  
The clutch size is from 4 - 9 eggs that are white to pinkish-white with reddish brown speckles.  The texture of the eggs can feel smooth.

FEED

If you want to attract the Black-Crested Titmouse to your yard, listed below are some of the food options these birds prefer.

 Peanuts

Peanuts

 

Black oil sunflower

Black Oil Sunflower Seeds

Suet

Suet

 

Peanut Hearts

Peanut Hearts

Mealworms

Mealworm

 

Hulled Sunflower Seeds

Hulled Sunflower Seeds

Safflower

Safflower

 

 

FEEDERS

To attract Black-Crested Titmouse to your yard using feeders, listed below are the type of feeders they prefer to use.  The pictures below, are some examples of each category.

PLATFORM FEEDERS

Any size, style and shape can be used.  All the food mentioned above can be placed on a platform feeder.  Also known as tray feeders and fly thru feeders.

Platform FeederMounted Platform Feeder

TUBE FEEDERS

Any size, shape and style of tube feeder, designed to hold one or a variety of the following; peanuts, sunflower seeds, peanut hearts, or safflower

Tube FeederWindow Tube Feeder

HOPPER FEEDERS

Any style, shape or size of hopper feeder, holding any of the following; peanuts, sunflower seeds, peanut hearts or safflower

 

Hopper FeederMounted Hopper Feeder

SUET FEEDERS

Any style, shape or size of suet feeders, both combination feeders of suet and bird seed, or just single suet feeders.

Combination Suet FeederSuet Feeder

 MEALWORM FEEDERS

Any size, shape or design that is meant for mealworms.

Mealworm FeederMealworm Feeder

BIRDHOUSES

Any size, shape or design with the interior dimensions of a 4" x 4" floor to a 5.5" x 5.5" floor.  Interior height of 8" to 12". Entrance hole 1.25" in diameter 6" to 10" above the floor.  Hang your house anywhere from 3' to 20'  with the entry hole facing any direction away from the most common wind direction.  If you plan to place more than one nest box for the Black-Crested Titmouse, space your nest boxes 600' apart to avoid territorial denomination.

Listed below are some examples of Black-Crested Titmouse birdhouses.

BirdhouseBirdhouse