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The black-capped chickadee is a small, nonmigratory, North American songbird that lives in deciduous and mixed forests. It is a passerine bird in the tit family, the Paridae. It is the state bird of Massachusetts and Maine in the United States, and the provincial bird of New Brunswick in Canada. It is well known for its ability to lower its body temperature during cold winter nights, its good spatial memory to relocate the caches where it stores food, and its boldness near humans.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Joe Spandrusyszyn
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By Joe Spandrusyszyn

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Uploaded Apr 15, 2015. Captured Apr 12, 2015 17:15 in 67-83 Pond Road, Honeoye Falls, NY 14472, USA.
  • NEX-6
  • f/6.3
  • 1/400s
  • ISO400
  • 210mm