Russian: Сероголовая гаичка
Mongolian: Шивэр хөхбух, Лапланд хөх бух
French: Mesange lapone
Japanese: シベリアコガラ (Siberia-kogara)
Body length: 12½ -14 cm.
Breeds in old undisturbed conifer forest in N, mostly lichen-rich ancient pine
forest, but also in the lower upland birch forest. Resident; rare S of breeding
Identification: Resembles Willow
Tit (which is found in same habitat), but has fluffier feathering, appears to
have somewhat bigger head, and has much bigger dark bib (often with broken
lower edge). Back is darker and much browner than northern Willow Tit’s.