Registration of the Pleske’s Blue Tit (Parus pleskei) in the Crimea (South Ukraine). - V.N. Kucherenko, T.A. Zherebtsova. - Berkut. 22 (2). 2013. - P. 172-173.
Pleske’s Blue Tit is a hybrid between two closely related species: Blue Tit and Azure Tit. It was described in the area of overlapping their breeding ranges in NW Russia. A bird defined as the Pleske’s Blue Tit was observed in upper part of the Kyzyl-Yar Lake (45.03 N, 33.39 E) on 10–16.11.2013. [Russian].
Key words: fauna, hybrid, Blue Tit, Azure Tit, vagrant.
Address: V.N. Kucherenko, Taurida National Vernadsky University; Academician Vernadsky Ave., 4, Simferopol, 95000, AR Crimea, Ukraine; e-mail: