Azure Tit Cyanistes cyanus (prev. Parus cyanus)

Azure Tit
Azure Tit
Azure Tit
The Azure Tit is native to most of Russia and Central Asia. It is closely related to the Blue Tit.
Azure Tit
Azure Tit with caterpillar
Azure Tit
Bringing a caterpillar to the nestlings. Male and female have similar plumage.
Azure Tit
Azure Tit
Azure Tit
The alien (head-on).
Azure Tit with caterpillar
Azure Tit
Azure Tit alien
This pair were nesting in an upright pipe and both bringing caterpillars to the young presumably inside.
Azure Tit
Azure Tit
Azure Tit
The photos in the row immediately above are from Alexandra Makhnina, who returned to the same nesting place 2 years later.