Carolina chickadee

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Noun1.Carolina chickadee - southern United States chickadee similar to the blackcap but smallerCarolina chickadee - southern United States chickadee similar to the blackcap but smaller
chickadee - any of various small grey-and-black songbirds of North America
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Eastern towhee, ovenbird, and Carolina chickadee occupancy did not show significant relationships with any variables we examined.
Also, since parasites might be metabolically costly to birds, the body weights of infected individuals were compared to those that were not infected in three of the four host species (excluding Carolina Chickadee because of low infection).
West Nile virus-species infection rates among 248 culture-positive dead birds collected in Harris County, Texas, January 2003-March 2004 Common name Scientific name Total tested Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata 376 American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos 23 Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus 14 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 119 Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottus 99 Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura 278 Rock Dove Columba livia 48 Inca Dove Columbina inca 38 Great-crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus 1 Carolina Chickadee Parus carolinensis 3 Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor 2 Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula 84 Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius 3 American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis 1 Common name No.
In the Midwest and the South, where the black-capped's range ends, the look-alike (but somewhat smaller) Carolina chickadee takes up residence.
(The look-alike but slightly smaller Carolina chickadee takes its place in the Southeast.) And Susan Smith, no weirder than most bird students, is its Boswell.

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