English: Azura Tit, Yellow-breasted Azura-Tit German: Lasurmeise
Russian: Белая лазоревка, Князёк
Mongolian: Номин хөхбух, Номин хөх бух
Japanese: ルリガラ (Ruri-gara)
Body length: 12-13 cm
Wing span: 16-17 cm
Breeding season: May-August
Egg number: 9-11
Egg colour: Slightly glossy white with
purplish-red fine speckles and spots.
1 per year
Global status: Least concern
Regional status: Least concern
Food: Insects, their larvae and tree seeds.
Breeding habitats consist of woodlands in thickets and undergrowth
usually near water, or in willow trees in mountain taiga, forest steppe and
river valleys. The nest is a cup of moss, dead grass and hair, felted together
and lined with fine hair. On seasonal movements it occurs in willow forests
along large river valleys and forest steppe.