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Varied Tit Parus varius olivaceus   - Adult
Varied Tit
Photographer : © Chikara Otani
Location :Ishigaki, Japan
Date : October 2003
English synonyms:Japanese Varied Tit (varius), Chestnut-bellied Tit (castaneoventris), Taiwan Varied Tit (castaneoventris), Owston's Tit (owstoni), Owston's Varied Tit (owstoni), Iriomote Tit (olivaceus),
Bird Family :Paridae - Typical Tits, Sultan Tit, Groundpecker, Yellow-browed Tit
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :The olivaceus subspecies of Varied Tit was formerly thought to be endemic to Iriomote Island. This photo is the first proof of its occurrence on Ishigaki Island. - CO