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Boreal Chickadee (Poecile hudsonicus) discovered by Geoff (#9088)

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Sighting Info

Observed: January 4, 2017 @ 1:30 PM
Posted on: January 5, 2017 @ 9:32 PM (diff: 1 days)

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By Tclenche on 1/6/2017 3:19:29 PM

Great photo! I have never seen this species before!

By Geoff on 1/6/2017 5:12:28 PM

Thanks...

I've never seen them on my feeder, but they always seem to hang out with their black-capped cousins, in the woods, although they're fewer in number, and much more shy. Once they've seen me feed enough black-capped chickadees, from my hand, they will eventually trust me, and can be hand-fed, too. Great little birds. Not sure why, but their expected lifespan is only about 30% as long as the black-caps.

By Tclenche on 1/6/2017 8:11:07 PM

Thank you for the information on the Boreal Chickadee. I will have to keep an eye out for them.

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