Black-capped Chickadee Pops

Noticing the Chickadee Again

A Black-capped Chickadee pops out through the thinning foliage. And now I'm noticing again the soft buffy tint of the bird's flanks.

Black-capped Chickadee

Black-capped Chickadee in fall. Click for larger version.

Black-capped Chickadees do not migrate. They live in the the same range all year around. They are truly birds that belong to North America.   

This map by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology shows the species' range in purple. (Click the map to visit the Cornell Lab's page for more information about this species

— Diane Porter, Fairfield, Iowa, September 26, 2022

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