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Black-Capped Chickadee With a Spritely Pose at StanleyPark… | Flickr Chickadees, Pandas, Black Capped Chickadee, Chickadee Bird, Chickadee, Chickadee Art, Black Bird, Feathered, Wild Birds

A black-capped chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) is a very tiny bird. Close views like the one above give the avian a somewhat larger feel. The close crop is due to the extreme nearness of the bird. Also, to the right of the bird's rump is a strongly out-of-focus chestnut-backed chickadee.

Marie Taunton
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This tiny, plump-bodied, big-headed bird is a familiar woodland resident and backyard visitor in the northern U.S. and Canada. Gray overall with light buffy flanks and a contrasting head pattern: black cap, white cheek, and black throat. Short, stubby bill is used for hammering open seeds. Often the core of mixed flocks of songbirds. Visits feeders. Nearly identical to Carolina Chickadee, but range barely overlaps. Especially note voice, brighter white on wings, and buffier flanks on…

Karen Gille

Very similar to the Black-capped Chickadee, this bird replaces it in the southeastern states. Living in milder climates, it has been reported to be less of a visitor to bird feeders, but it does come...

Gloria Gaie
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We are seeing so few birds and so few species at the moment, when we go on our birding walks. There are no cones on many of the coniferous trees, meaning that there will be no food for birds such as Crossbills this winter, and birds such as Redpolls will be either non-existant or very low in numbers. It's not expected to be a good winter for Snowy Owls, either. That's why I say "Thank heavens for Chickadees"!! They are there to greet us, no matter what! Such tough little guys, though they…

Liv Ljunggren

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