Carolina Chickadee
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General description.

Very similar to the Black-capped Chickadee, the Carolina Chickadee is slightly more timid in song and behavior. The chickadee note is less clearly and more hurriedly given by the Carolina Chickadee, and the pe-wee whistle is not so loud and usually consists of four notes instead of two. The nesting habits and eggs of the two species are alike, but the southern bird begins to lay in March. The Carolina Chickadee has white cheeks, a short bill, and black cap and neck. It has a gray back and whiter underparts and narrow white-gray edging on the wings.

Female appearance.

Similar

Flight pattern.

Direct and roller coaster.

Breeding habits.

Monogamous.

Calls or song.

chick-a-dee-dee-dee and fee-bee-fee-bay

Population and distribution.

Common.

Nesting habits.

The Carolina Chickadee nests in a variety of places and lays 5-8 white eggs.
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