This flea is preferentially predated by the Gnathoncus punctulatus, The Microglotta pulla also feeds on fleas and their larvae.
The rest of the nape and back are green tinged with olive.
Their larger prey include , and , , , bugs , ants, flies Diptera , caddis flies, beetles, scorpion flies, harvestmen, bees and wasps, snails and woodlice.
While there have been some localised declines in population in areas with poorer quality habitats, its large range and high numbers mean that the great tit is not considered to be threatened, and it is classed as on the.
Great tits, along with other tits, will join winter.
The plumage of the male is typically bright, although this varies by subspecies There is some variation in the subspecies.