Black-throated Tit Aegithalos concinnus
Black-throated Tit, Shemgang, Bhutan, April 2008 - click for larger image

Bhutan
April 2008

The Black-throated Tit is distributed from Pakistan to China and south to Myanmar and Vietnam. It is found in a variety of habitats including broadleaved and mixed forest and secondary growth.

Black-throated Tit, Shemgang, Bhutan, April 2008 - click for larger image It has a chestnut crown, a black mask and black patch on a white chin. The back and tail are grey while underparts are buffy with rufous flanks. This rather attractive pattern is set off by the white eye.

It is a member of the same genus as the Long-tailed Tit A. caudatus .
Black-throated Tit, Deothang, Samdrup Jongkhar, Bhutan, April 2008 - click for larger image
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