Photos of Chickadees at our feeder.

by Judy Ranson
(Seattle, WA)

Black-capped Chickadee

Black-capped Chickadee

Black-capped Chickadee
Chestnut-backed Chickadee

Here are two photos of the two types of Chickadees that come to our feeder in the Pacific Northwest. One is the Black-capped Chickadee and the other is the Chestnut-backed Chickadee.


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Great photos Judy. It is interesting to note that the Chickadee song is similar across North America, except for one group that habitats on Martha's Vineyard.
Happy Birding,
Susan

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Apr 05, 2011
CHestnut-backed Chickadee
by: Judy-Seattle

You are right, Paul. According to one of my bird books, the Chestnut-backed Chickadee is only found along the Pacific Coast from Alaska to California.

Apr 04, 2011
East Hampton, N.Y.
by: Paul Greenfield

We definitely get Black capped chickadees here on the east end of Long Island. I don't believe we get the chestnut backed variety, at least I have not seen one. Anyone know if both can be found?

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