The Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor) is a passerine (order Passeriformes) species of bird (class Aves) in the tits, chickadees, and titmice family (Paridae). Once classified as a subspecies of the Black-crested Titmouse (Baeolophus atricristatus), in 2002 it was recognized as a separate species.
A small songbird with a stubby round bill, big black eyes and a short tufted grey crest that can be raised. Gray above and white front with rusty flanks and black foreheads. The sexes are similar.
Found year-round in deciduous and mixed woods, parks, and backyards in the eastern United States and Ontario, Canada.