Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice (genus)



Titmice (Baeolophus) is a genus of passerine (order Passeriformes) birds (class Aves) in the tits, chickadees, and titmice family (Paridae). Baeolophus is from Greek and means 'small crested'.


Titmice are small songbirds with drab plumage, short, stubby bills, medium-long tail, and a short tuft or crest that can be raised. Sexes are similar.


All titmice species are native to North America, are non-migratory year-round residents throughout their range.


Species in the Genus of Baeolophus

Black-crested Titmouse

Baeolophus atricristatus

Bridled Titmouse

Baeolophus wollweberi

Juniper Titmouse

Baeolophus ridgwayi

Oak Titmouse

Baeolophus inornatus

Tufted Titmouse

Baeolophus bicolor

Genera in the Family of Paridae

External Links

Baeolophus – Wikipedia