How to Draw a Tufted Titmouse

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Tufted Titmouse in 8 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Tufted Titmouse.

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How to Draw a Tufted Titmouse - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Draw a small, seed-like shape for the eye.

Step 2: 2. The face and part of the wing: draw a curve above the eye; make a straight line below it, an S-shaped curve going down from that, and then another curve up. If you have trouble just draw a curve above the eye with an S-shape next to it.

Step 3: The head and wing: above the line from step 2, draw a triangle and a long curve that goes down, then turns back up to connect to the line from step 2 again.

Step 4: Near the eye, draw a diamond shape with a horizontal line through it for the beak.

Step 5: Beneath the beak and the lines from steps 2 and 3, draw a curve that ends in some zig-zags.

Step 6: Now that the body is done, add the tail: just draw a long triangle on the rear end.

Step 7: Draw lines on the wing and tail for the long feathers.

Step 8: Draw the feet under the body: one line down for the leg, then one line point backwards and two pointing forwards for the toes. Repeat for the second foot. Color it! These birds are grey on the upper side and white on the underside.

Interesting Facts about the Tufted titmouse

The tufted titmouse is a small gray bird that can be found eastern America year-round. This bird the most widespread of the entire titmouse birds in America but doesn’t change much in its appearance depending on where they are located. The Tufted titmouse has gray and white under parts with a white face and a gray crest with a black forehead.

Did you know?

  • These birds aren’t known for adventuring far and wide, as they will commonly spend their entire lives less than a few kilometers of where they were born
  • Titmice birds are often found to stay in groups which are called banditry or a dissimulation of titmice
  • According to native American Cherokee tribe beliefs, these birds are messengers
  • You will only find these birds in places that get more than 24inches per year but are most commonly found in areas that have over 32 inches of rain per year
  • These birds are very common and the population is growing in every different area that they are found in but they don’t seem to be spreading out further, most likely because they are very sedentary
  • These birds are often will join groups with chickadees, woodpeckers as well as other animals