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Black-capped Chickadee - Parus atricapillus

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Description


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Size: 5"


Gray above with black forehead and cap, a black throat; paler gray over and under ears, white cheeks. Wings have narrow white edge.


Voice: a buzzy "chick-a-dee-dee-dee" or "fee-bee" with the second note lower.


Range: From Alaska and southern Canada throughout the northern half of the US.


This brave, little bird can be persuaded to take food from a person's hand. Flocks of these small birds are frequent visitors to winter feeders.

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