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Black-capped Chickadee  Black-capped Chickadee,Geotagged,Mendon Ponds County Park,New York,Poecile atricapillus,Rochester,United States,Winter,black-capped chickadee,chickadee Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. That's just fabulous, Joe, you have truly outdone yourself! Posted 3 years ago
  2. Brilliant. I have to admire a critter that size coping with the cold. Posted 3 years ago

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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 Paridae. It is the state bird of both Maine and Massachusetts in the United States, and the provincial bird of New Brunswick in Canada. It is well known for its capacity to lower its body temperature during cold winter nights as well as 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 Jan 12, 2016. Captured Jan 1, 2016 14:31 in Unnamed Road, Honeoye Falls, NY 14472, USA.
  • NEX-6
  • f/5.6
  • 1/400s
  • ISO400
  • 126mm