They're quite small, obc--a little larger than a chickadee but not as big as a cardinal by far! A chickadee runs about 4.5 inches, a tuftie about 5 inches and a cardinal just shy of 8 inches. Blue jays are another 2 inches longer than a cardinal. So tufties are pretty small.
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