black-capped chickadee


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Related to black-capped chickadee: red-breasted nuthatch, white-breasted nuthatch
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Noun1.black-capped chickadee - chickadee having a dark crownblack-capped chickadee - chickadee having a dark crown  
chickadee - any of various small grey-and-black songbirds of North America
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This may explain why Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, and White-breasted Nuthatch had the greatest frequency of visits at large, high oil content seeds after adjusting to feeder rotation during the study conducted in conjunction with Trial 3.
Similarly, Egan and Brittingham (1994) found Black-capped Chickadee survival to be lower in October (0.
These included Northern Cardinal, American Goldfinch, Tufted Titmouse, Eastern Towhee, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Common Grackle, and Black-capped Chickadee.
Or how about a birdbath and black-capped chickadee for Aunt Merge and Uncle Garrett?
yellow-bellied sapsucker, black-capped chickadee, brown creeper, winter wren, golden-crowned kinglet, and ruby-crowned kinglet).
We documented 80 cases in which a black-capped chickadee captured with an apparently normal beak was subsequently recaptured with a beak abnormality and 8 cases in which a beak deformity was no longer detectable upon recapture.
For those of us who live in the northern part of North America, the black-capped chickadee is likely a well-known backyard visitor.
The big surprise: The male is an unmarked newcomer to this rambling, woody neighborhood where Smith has kept close tabs on the black-capped chickadee population for the past 18 years.
A black-capped chickadee encounters hundreds of seeds a day, maybe more," says Fernando Nottebohm, a biologist at Rockefeller University.
To that list add the black-capped chickadee, whose large flights out of the North Country are often overlooked because everybody sees chickadees every day.
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapilla): Bold and gregarious, will eat from a human hand.