bush tit

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bush tit active grey titmice of western North America
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bush tit (Zoöl) a small bird of the genus Psaltriparus, allied to the titmouse. Psaltriparus minimus inhabits California.
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Usage

In literature:

The bush-tit feeds largely on insects that destroy grape-vines and on the black olive scale.
"Checking the Waste" by Mary Huston Gregory
Bush-Tit and range from 6 to 10 inches in length.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
The bush-tits might be the little sisters of the chickadee family, they are so small.
"A-Birding on a Bronco" by Florence A. Merriam
Finding that blue tits were among the visitors at the back, I hung up some lumps of suet and a cocoa-nut to the twigs of the bushes.
"Birds and Man" by W. H. Hudson
Lloyd's Bush-Tit is a northern form of the Black-eared Bush-Tit of the Mexican tableland.
"Bird-Lore March-April 1916" by Various
WREN-TITS and BUSH-TITS: Very small; bill short and conical; tail rounded.
"The Children's Book of Birds" by Olive Thorne Miller
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In news:

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Bush administration on Thursday ordered the expulsion of Bolivia's ambassador to the US after Bolivia expelled the US envoy there in an escalating tit-for-tat.
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