Parus semilarvatus

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Parus semilarvatus is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

* White-fronted Tit Parus semilarvatus - sometimes separated in Sittiparus This genus and related genera are controversial. The species, from White-shouldered Tit to Southern Grey Tit, are sometimes separated as the genus Melaniparus, and the Yellow Tit and the Black-lored Tit are sometimes separated as Macholophus. On the other hand, many authorities expand this genus to include Cyanistes, Lophophanes, Periparus, and Poecile. More

* White-fronted Tit Parus semilarvatus - sometimes separated in Sittiparus * Genus Pseudopodoces * Hume's Ground Tit Pseudopodoces humilis (previously "Hume's Ground Jay") - this species has only recently been removed from the crow family Corvidae and placed here. More

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Range & population Parus semilarvatus is endemic to the Philipinnes where it occurs on Luzon (race snowi in the northern Sierra Madre, nominate semilarvatus in the central and southern Sierra Madre and a few other sites to the south and west) and Mindanao (race nehrkorni, known from some eight localities). It is generally characterised as rare and local, although it is moderately common in the Sierra Madre. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Paridae
Genus : Parus
Species : semilarvatus
Authority : (Salvadori, 1865)