Black-capped Chickadees are frequent visitors to our bird feeders, feasting on suet, sunflower seeds, and peanut chips. This one waits for its turn at the suet feeder:

Like many small insect-eating birds, they hardly sit still for a second. But they tend to be a little less frantic than kinglets:

Chickadees are known for their acrobatics while foraging:

Along the Pacific coast of North America there is another species of chickadee called the Chestnut-backed Chickadee. Sometimes they will join their black-capped cousins in our yard:

Thanks for stopping by, and may you be well.


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