One readily recalls Emerson's "Titmouse," Trowbridge's "Pewee," Celia Thaxter's "Sandpiper," and others of a like character.
"Birds and Poets" by John Burroughs
Two subspecies of the Black-crested Titmouse are present in Coahuila.
"Birds from Coahuila, Mexico" by Emil K. Urban
Titmouse will be stamping about his box like a maniac if he doesn't get those apples.
"Vixen, Volume I." by M. E. Braddon
A dozen of this is as bad as a Mortgage upon my Titmouse Farm.
"The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 2 of 3" by George Augustus Sala
This Titmouse has a black crest and the forehead is white; otherwise similar to the preceding.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
Then a Tufted Titmouse squeals.
"Birds Illustrated by Color Photography [June, 1897]" by Various
Mr. Titmouse was surprised at the gentleman's knowledge of the family history of the Titmouses.
"Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1." by Samuel Warren
The titmouse took the cotton and would have taken the wicking, I think, if it had not been fastened in too tight for her.
"A-Birding on a Bronco" by Florence A. Merriam
The tufted titmouse also relies to a large extent on the seeds for its winter food.
"The Forest Habitat of the University of Kansas Natural History Reservation" by Henry S. Fitch
Theirs was one of three titmouse nests just then claiming my attention.
"A Rambler's lease" by Bradford Torrey
If you would happy company win,
Dangle a palm-nut from a tree,
Idly in green to sway and spin,
Its snow-pulped kernel for bait; and see,
A nimble titmouse enter in.
"The Titmouse" by Walter de la Mare
The crocus prick with its spears aglow
'Gainst the rallying flakes of the routed snow,
The isle—keeping titmouse wed and hatch,
And the swallow come home to its native thatch:
"The Passing Of The Primroses" by Alfred Austin
Chickadees belong to the Paridae family, more commonly called the titmouse family.
I remember, as a child, learning from my mother how to discern the crest of the tufted titmouse, the rasping chatter of a house wren and the pendent nest of an oriole.
I looked out the back window of my house over the weekend and on the bird feeders there were three birds – a chickadee, a titmouse and a white-breasted nuthatch – all in a straight line, and perfectly spaced.
This Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor) was puffed up against the blowing snow in Candor, New York.