feeding black-capped chickadees

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October 18th, roughly 18:20, in the woods behind my work.

Black-capped Chickadee, Poecile atricapillus

The black-capped chickadee is a nonmigratory bird found in Canada and the United States. This species can be found in woodlots, urban neighbourhoods, and parks. Evident from the attached photos, this species has white cheeks and underside with a black bill and of course, a black cap. The back and wings of this species are various shades of grey. Overall, the Black-capped chickadee is a small bird, however, males are typically larger than females.

The black-capped chickadee is the provincial bird of New Brunswick and was voted in as the official bird of Vancouver in 2015.

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October 18th, roughly 18:20, in the woods behind my work.

 

More information about the Black-Capped Chickadee can be found here.

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