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Carolina Chickadee

Poecile carolinensis

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Tiny, plump-bodied, big-headed bird is a familiar woodland resident and backyard visitor in the southeastern U.S. Gray overall with contrasting head pattern: black cap, white cheek, and black throat. Short, stubby bill is used for hammering open seeds. Often the core of mixed flocks of songbirds. Visits feeders. Nearly identical to Black-capped Chickadee, but note voice and range.

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