Chickadee Pictures

Chickadee Pictures: Info and close-ups of a chestnut-backed chickadee, plus differences between it and black-capped chickadees, boreal and mountain chickadees.

Chickadees are described as "sparrow-sized," tiny birds, no more than 5.5 inches long from beak to tip of the tail. 

The Chestnut-backed chickadee is the more colorful of the chickadees. The chestnut-colored flanks and back nicely accent the usual black, white, and gray markings typical of chickadees.

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Chestnut-backed chickadee stunned by collision with window
Chestnut-backed chickadee stunned after hitting window
Chestnut-backed chickadee still stunned after hitting window

Photo credit: David Mitchell - Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Photo Credit: Peter Wallack via Wikimedia. CC BY-SA 3.0

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