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Black-capped Chickadee
(Poecile atricapillus)

   
        
Black-capped Chickadee
 
Black-capped Chickadee Information

Length:  4.75 - 5.75"

Habitat:  Deciduous woods, coniferous woods, or mixed deciduous-coniferous woods (prefers mixed); forest edges; thickets; fields, orchards, parks, gardens, urban areas.

Diet:  Insects, caterpillars, spiders; insect and spider eggs; weed seeds such as ragweed and goldenrod; wild fruits such as blueberries, blackberries, and wild cherries; pine, hemlock, and birch seeds.
 
Identification tips
for the Black-capped Chickadee
 
         Another photo of Black-capped Chickadee
 
Range maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
Black-capped Chickadee Breeding Map Black-capped Chickadee Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map         Winter Map (CBC)      
Additional photos and information:
Black-capped Chickadee
Photo, description, similar species, sound, range, habitat, food, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status.
(From Cornell Lab of Ornithology)
 
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