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Black Capped Chickadee

Poecile atricapillus

Description:

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

Habitat:

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

Notes:

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

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2 Comments

Matt M
Matt M 9 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
jamiewgoodspeed 9 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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