black-capped chickadee


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Related to black-capped chickadee: red-breasted nuthatch, white-breasted nuthatch
  • noun

Synonyms for black-capped chickadee

chickadee having a dark crown

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Maximizing feeding efficiency and minimizing time exposed to predators: a trade-off in the Black-capped Chickadee.
Geographic variation in Black-capped Chickadee songs and singing behavior.
We took measurements of: American Goldfinches (n = 50 specimens measured), Black-capped Chickadees (n = 26), Common Grackles (n = 57), Downy Woodpeckers (Picoides pubescens, n = 35), House Finches (Haemorhous mexicanus, n = 25), House Sparrows (Passer domesticus, n = 50), Mourning Doves (Zenaida macroura, n = 21), Northern Cardinals (n = 50), Tufted Titmice (Baeolophus bicolor, n = 23), and White-breasted Nuthatches (Sitta carolinensis, n = 26).
Black-capped chickadees in the Willamette Valley are present throughout the year.
Curry, Villanova University, "Variation in DRD4, a gene associated with temperament, in Carolina and Black-capped chickadees.
Species numbers and treatment at which fatalities occurred were: two Dark-eyed Juncos (Junco hyemalis) at the clear glass control, two Black-capped Chickadees (Poecile atricapillus), three Northern Cardinals (Cardinalis cardinalis), and one House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) at the reflective glass control, and two Black-capped Chickadees, one Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula), one Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus), one Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis), three Northern Cardinals, two Dark-eyed Juncos, and one American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) at the ORNILUX Mikado.
Shortly thereafter a Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) landed nearby and mobbed the nighthawk.
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olivaceus W Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata S American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos N/A Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris S Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus W Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis W White-breasted Nuthatch S.
In addition to the Northern Cardinal and American Goldfinch, other plush Audubon birds that have the highest demand include the Common Loon, Red-winged Blackbird, Baltimore Oriole, Blue Jay, American Robin, Black-capped Chickadee, Eastern Bluebird and Western Meadowlark.
Even the families of such storied cachers as the nutcrackers and the black-capped chickadee contain species that manage only halfhearted food storage, if that.
We predicted the more abundant Black-capped Chickadee might restrict rarer Boreal Chickadees to confined regions of microhabitats.
Childhood at its best is full of such small adventures - hiking to the top of Mount Wachusett, learning to tell a black-capped chickadee from a white-throated sparrow, sharing a secret hiding spot in the hollow of a tree with a best friend.