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Birds (Rest of the World)
Black Capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapilla)
Photo By Jill ont Ontario Canada
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A permanent resident of Canada, the Northern US and Alaska. The Chickadee (named for its song) nests in a hole in a tree in mixed or deciduous woodland.
Chickadees prefer to excavate nesting holes in rotting wood, but may be persuaded to use a nesting box if it is filled with sawdust.
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