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Black-Capped Chickadee With a Spritely Pose at StanleyPark… | Flickr Chickadees, Black Capped Chickadee, Chickadee Bird, Chickadee, Chickadee Art, Black Bird, Feathered, Wild Birds, Pet 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
Black-capped Chickadee - eBird Woodpeckers, Chickadee Bird, Bird Feeders, Bird Houses, Black Capped Chickadee, Chickadee, Chickadee Photos, Nuthatch, Bird House Kits

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

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