Definition of Parus caeruleus
1. Noun. Widely distributed European titmouse with bright cobalt blue wings and tail and crown of the head.
Generic synonyms: Tit, Titmouse
Group relationships: Genus Parus, Parus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parus Caeruleus
Literary usage of Parus caeruleus
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1. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1832)
"I may jocularly notice, that pertinacious prehensiveness of talon is a characteristic of Parus caeruleus; a fact that was fearfully familiarised to me in ..."
2. The Journal of the Linnean Society by Linnean Society of London (1857)
"Parus caeruleus. Picus major. On the whole, therefore, I think we may consider Africa, north of the Atlas, Europe and Northern Asia, to form one primary ..."
3. Transactions of the Natural History Society of Glascow by Natural History Society of Glasgow (1878)
"Parus caeruleus, L. In contradistinction to Parus cyaneus, this species belongs only to Western Europe, but on the Eastern slope it has been observed in ..."
4. The Natural History & Antiquities of Selborne in the County of Southampton by Gilbert White (1906)
"... and that is the delicate long-tailed titmouse, which is almost as minute as the golden-crowned wren: but the blue titmouse, or nun (parus caeruleus), ..."