Taxon profile


Willow Tit
Poecile montanus (Conrad, 1827)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Paridae - tits and chickadees »  genus Poecile

Scientific synonyms

Parus montanus Conrad, 1827

Other names

= Songar Tit

Least Concern LC


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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Neharpyrhynchus pari Martinů, Dusbábek & Literák, 2008

Included taxa

Number of records: 14

subspecies Poecile montanus affinis Przewalski, 1876
subspecies Poecile montanus anadyrensis (Belopolski, 1932)
subspecies Poecile montanus baicalensis Swinhoe, 1871
subspecies Poecile montanus borealis (de Sélys-Longchamps, 1843)
subspecies Poecile montanus kamtschatkensis (Bonaparte, 1850)
subspecies Poecile montanus kleinschmidti (Hellmayr, 1900)
subspecies Poecile montanus montanus (von Baldenstein, 1827)
subspecies Poecile montanus restrictus (Hellmayr, 1900)
subspecies Poecile montanus rhenanus (O. Kleinschmidt, 1900)
subspecies Poecile montanus sachalinensis (Lönnberg, 1908)
subspecies Poecile montanus salicarius (C.L. Brehm, 1831)

Poecile montanus salicarius

subspecies Poecile montanus songarus (Severtsov, 1873)
subspecies Poecile montanus stoetzneri (O. Kleinschmidt, 1921)
subspecies Poecile montanus uralensis (Grote, 1927)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22711703]

Bird Life [] [as Poecile montanus (Conrad von Baldenstein, 1827)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [97269]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Parus montanus Conrad von Baldenstein, 1827]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22711703]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Poecile montanus (Conrad von Baldenstein, 1827)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Poecile montanus (Conrad von Baldenstein, 1827)]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Poecile montanus Conrad, 1827]
Data retrieved on: 3 December 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Parus montanus von Baldenstein, 1827]
CZ Hudec K. (2012): Slovník historických českých názvů ptáků, Česká společnost ornitologická [as Parus montanus]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Poecile montanus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [as Parus montanus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Parus montanus]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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