Bird Details
Carolina Chickadee
Color: Black, Gray, White
Size: 4.75"
Season: Year-round
Description: Distinctive black cap and bib with gray above and buffy sides.
Voice: Clear whistles of fee-bee fee-bay. Call is a harsh chickadee dee dee dee dee dee.
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Habitat: Common in most wooded habitats and at birdfeeders.
Interesting Fact: In the winter, this bird often associates with mixed-species flocks, foraging with other birds like titmice, nuthatches and woodpeckers. This is the only species of chickadee in Arkansas, but six species occur in the United States.
Scientific name: Poecile carolinensis
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Paridae

Howard Eskin

Nest and young
David Arbour

Dan Scheiman
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