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Black-capped Chickadee

Mésange à tête noire

Poecile atricapillus

  • Description Description Icon
    The distinctive features are the black cap, white cheek and black bib. The back is a greyish color with buff coloured sides. In early spring the sides can appear almost pink but it fades to buff as the year progresses. The most common calls are Chick-a-dee-dee- dee or dee-dee-dee and fee-bee or fee-bee-ee.
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  • Interesting Fact Interesting Fact Icon
    With a little patience they can be taught to eat seed right from your hand! They like to eat sunflower seeds, nuts and suet.