Long-tailed Tits (Aegithalidae)

White-cheeked Tit (Aegithalos leucogenys) - HBW 13, p. 96

French: Mésange à  joues blanches German: Weißwangen-Schwanzmeise Spanish: Mito Cariblanco
Other common names: White-cheeked Bushtit/Long-tailed Tit, Kashmir Tit

Taxonomy: Orites leucogenys F. Moore, 1854, Balu Chughur, Kunar River (near Jalalabad), eastern Afghanistan.
Affinities within genus not clear, although closest in overall appearance to A. concinnus. Monotypic.

Distribution: NE Afghanistan (Nuristan, S to Safed Koh), and N Pakistan from Chitral S to N Baluchistan (Shinghar range and Ziarat), E to Gilgit, Baltistan, Hazara, Indus Kohistan (Palas Valley) and Margalla Hills near Islamabad.

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