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Chestnut-backed Chickadee

Poecile rufescens


The common chickadee of wet Pacific coast coniferous forests, small and short-tailed with a narrow white cheek patch, black cap and throat, and a rufous back and sides. (Birds from Marin County southward lack the rufous sides.)

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Crescent City, California, USA

Spotted on Jan 27, 2013
Submitted on Mar 29, 2013

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