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This Beautiful Bird Looks Like It Came Straight From Paradise

The moment you think that you’ve fully witnessed the beauty of the world, you are deceiving yourself. Sooner or later, you will realize that there’s so much more to explore. There’s no end to the breathtaking things that mother nature has to offer. This lovely bird with a stunning rainbow-colored appearance is just one example of the wonderful creations of nature.

The white-browed tit-warbler, also identified as Leptopoecile sophiae, is a bird that belongs to the Aegithalidae family. Their natural habitats are boreal forests and are generally found in the Himalayas, Tian Shan, and central China. According to a 2016 report, tit-warblers belong to the Middle-mountainous forest-steppe community, and an influx of population can be seen in winter. These tiny birds weigh 6-8 grams and are 8.5-10 cm long.

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Both males and females possess a light brown crown, purplish-blue coat, pinkish belly, white eyebrows, and violet-blue rump and tail-coverts. However, more vibrant colors are present in males. Their blue-mauve underparts and chest, and relatively long tail are distinctive. Females can be distinguished by their generally duller underparts.

These gorgeous birds are quite polite in nature, and their tweets give off a ‘sirrrrrr‘ sound. During the breeding season, tit-warblers live in pairs. When it ends, they make flocks 0f 25 or more individuals, which may become multispecies during winter.

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These adorable little creatures usually carry out breeding from early April to the end of July. When elevation increases, breeding gets delayed. Tit-warbler pairs are mostly monogamous, and both genders share nesting duties.

These birds mostly feed on small insects and spiders, and chicks are entirely fed insect matter. During colder months, they feed on berries and seeds as well. Thanks to the well-camouflaged nests of these birds and the lack of local predators, white-browed tit warblers do not face threats of extinction.

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These beautiful birds are definitely a feast to the eyes. So, take a look at the stunning pics above and share your thoughts with us in the comments!

Image credits – Imrah Shah / Flickr

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