Oak Titmouse

(Baeolophus inornatus)

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Weight: 0.4 to 0.7 oz.

Lifespan: The oldest Oak Titmouse was at least 9 years old when it was found in California during banding operations.

Diet consists of
Resident year-round. Rarely found far from nesting areas.

Breeding season is from March into July, with peak activity in April and May.

Cavity nester. Uses a natural cavity, a nest box, or woodpecker hole (prefers natural cavities over woodpecker-excavated ones). Female builds nest within cavity usually over 4–10 days. Nests may be reused in subsequent years either by the same or different pair.

Clutch size: 3 to 9 white eggs (sometimes with faint reddish brown spots). 1 to 2 broods per year.

Incubation: 14 to 16 days mainly by the female. At hatching chicks are helpless. Both parents help feed the chicks.

Fledging: 16 to 21 days. After leaving the nest, parents will continue to tend to the young for 3 to 4 weeks.


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  2. "Oak Titmouse". Audubon Guide to North American Birds. Retrieved October, 2016.
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