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The Carolina Chickadee is a small passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. It is often placed in the genus ''Parus'' with most other tits, but mtDNA cytochrome ''b'' sequence data and morphology suggest that separating ''Poecile'' more adequately expresses these birds' relationships . The American Ornithologists' Union has been treating ''Poecile'' as distinct genus for some time already.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by DannyLong
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Uploaded Apr 28, 2014. Captured Apr 20, 2014 08:20.
  • NIKON D5100
  • f/5.6
  • 1/200s
  • ISO100
  • 300mm