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Black Capped Chickadee

Poecile atricapillus


The black capped chickadee is a small bird native to the Americas. It is the state bird of Massachusetts and Maine.


Black capped chickadees live in deciduous and mixed forests throughout North America.


This chickadee was seen on Loon Mountain. They are very tame and will readily feed out of one's hand.

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Matt M
Matt M 10 years ago

The chickadees in this location are fed often. The site receives many visitors, as it is directly off of a main ski slope. The birds (black-capped chickadees and red breasted nuthatches) will land on anyone's hand if they provide birdseed.

jamiewgoodspeed 10 years ago

how did you get it to land on your hand?!!!!

Matt M
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Matt M

Lincoln, New Hampshire, USA

Spotted on Mar 16, 2013
Submitted on May 16, 2013

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