Boreal Chickadee

Other Names: none

Distribution: forested areas of Alaska and Canada.

Boreal Chickadee distribution range map

Description:

Size: 12-14 cm in length with a 20-21 cm wingspan, weighing 7-12 g.

Plumage: Both sexes have gray-brown upperparts with a brown cap and grayish wings and tail. The face is mainly gray with white on the sides. Their undersides are white with brown on the flanks and a black throat. The legs, beak, and eyes are black.

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Boreal Chickadee

Boreal Chickadee

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Eats
suet
sunflower-seed
Regions
alaska
alberta
british columbia
delaware
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
labrador
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
michigan
minnesota
montana
new brunswick
new foundland
new hampshire
new jersey
new york
north carolina
north dakota
northwest territories
nova scotia
nunavut
ohio
ontario
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south dakota
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
yukon
Tail Shape
rounded-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Action
flying
perching
swimming
walking
Behavior
zigzag
Markings
bold
head
Sounds
clear
Location
high flying
low flying
ground dwelling
high perching
low perching
north in summer
south in summer
Habitat
Forests
Marshes
Color
blue
brown
gray
rust
Body Shape
headcrested
perching
Size
large
small
Order
titmice and chickadees - paridae
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
tits, chickadees and titmice - paridae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species