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Chestnut-backed Chickadee

Poecile rufescens


Tiny bird with a black and white head and as the name implies, a chestnut brown back.


I was taking scenery shots of a muskeg (basically a cold-climate bog), and heard some noises from the small tree next to me. This guy was just chirping away at me, and was actually able to get this photo on a wide-angle lens, just tells you how close he was to me! On Mitkof Island in southeastern Alaska

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Alaska, USA

Spotted on Sep 18, 2015
Submitted on Jan 16, 2016

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