Picture of Bushtit

Bushtit Psaltriparus minumus


Identification Tips: Bushtit

  • Length: 3.5 inches
  • Short bill
  • Pale gray upperparts
  • Whitish underparts
  • Long gray tail
  • Sexes similar
  • Some variation in plumage-coastal birds have brownish crowns, interior birds have brownish cheeks, some birds from near Mexico have black cheeks
  • Usually found in flocks