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Carolina Chickadee

Poecile carolinensis


John James Audubon named this bird while he was in South Carolina. The curious, intelligent Carolina Chickadee looks very much like a Black-capped Chickadee, with a black cap, black bib, gray wings and back, and whitish underside. Carolina and Black-capped chickadees hybridize in the area where their ranges overlap, but the two species probably diverged more than 250,000 years ago. (From eBird


Forested areas or urban and suburban yards or parks with large trees.

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1 Comment

felipeche72 11 years ago

Magnifique cliché qui vient de m'apprendre que l'on trouve aussi cet oiseau outre atlantique, ici en France son nom est mésange nonnette, bravo et félicitation.
amitié de France

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Virginia, USA

Spotted on Mar 4, 2013
Submitted on Mar 6, 2013

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