Carolina chickadee

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southern United States chickadee similar to the blackcap but smaller

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Distinctive spectrographic criteria (DSC) used to classify song bouts as Black-capped Chickadee (BCCH), Carolina Chickadee (CACH), or aberrant.
Ecological and reproductive relationships of Black-capped and Carolina chickadees.
Comparative notes on the life history of the Carolina Chickadee.
Species Common Name Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged Blackbird Baeolophus bicolor Tufted Titmouse Cardinalis cardinalis Northern Cardinal Carduelis tristis American Goldfinch Corvus brachyrhynchos American Crow Cyanocitta cristata Blue Jay Mimus polyglottos Northern Mockingbird Molothrus ater Brown-headed Cowbird Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern Towhee Poecile atricapilla Black-capped Chickadee Poecile carolinensis Carolina Chickadee Quiscalus quiscula Common Grackle Sialia sialis Eastern Bluebird Sitta carolinensis White-breasted Nuthatch Sturnus vulgaris European Starling Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina Wren Turdus migratorius American Robin Species Bluebell Bohm Sweet William Agelaius phoeniceus 0.
Northern cardinals and Carolina chickadees were the two most abundant residents during the pre-impoundment survey of 1980, and both declined to 5 and 16% of their pre-impoundment abundance, respectively, by 1984; this was somewhat surprising given that these two species were not habitat specialists or forest interior obligates.
Sarah Baillie, Villanova University, "Boldness in response to predatory threat in Carolina Chickadees (Poecile carolinensis): how do males and females compare?
Butler, College of New Jersey, "Age contrasts in the timing of body molt in the Carolina Chickadee.
Chick-a-dee' calls of Carolina Chickadees convey information about degree of threat posed by avian predators.
Free-ranging flocks of Carolina Chickadees and Tufted Titmice were studied at eight locations in Madison County, Kentucky (37[degrees] 41' 58" N, 84[degrees] 16' 20" W) from 5 January to 27 February 2008.
The Great (Parus major) and Blue (Cyanistes coeruleus) tits of Eurasia are secondary cavity nesters that do not hoard food, while the Black-capped and Carolina chickadees of North America are cavity excavators that cache food in the winter.
In the area impacted by the tornado, habitat for forest-edge species such as field sparrows and brown-headed cowbirds (Molothrus ater) was enhanced; however, impacted forest still supported species dependent on dense forested habitats such as yellow-billed cuckoos (Coccyzus americanus) and Carolina chickadees (Parus carolinensis).
Declining and not rebounding were American crows, American robins, Eastern bluebirds, black-capped chickadees, Carolina chickadees, and tufted titmice, she and her colleagues report in the June 7 Nature.
Carolina Chickadees (Poecile carolinensis) are small (body mass of approximately 10 g), cavity-nesting birds that are permanent residents in Tennessee woodlands, Each female chickadee typically lays only one clutch of eggs per year.
No warblers nested, but 19 boxes (28%) were used by House Wrens (Troglodytes aedon; 24 nests) or Carolina Chickadees (Poecile carolinensis; 1 nest).
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