Photograph courtesy of Sergi Sales
Catalan: Mallerenga de bigotis
English: Bearded reedling
Lenght: 12,5 cm
Wingspan: 16-18 cm
It is a bird strictly associated with relatively dense areas and extensive wetland vegetation, especially reeds; these intricate mazes, Tit mustache flying moves, usually at low altitude, or moves between the stems -sometimes acrobatically hanged from the plants – making it difficult to observe.
Bird declared extinct in Catalonia but recently has a growing population but located in a single point of one of the wetlands of Segrià.
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