Black-capped Chickadee Images, Facts and Information:
- Black-capped Chickadees have black caps, white cheeks, short, thin black bills, gray backs and wings with buffy underparts.
- Black-capped Chickadees are nonmigratory.
- Black-capped Chickadees are found from Alaska south to northern California then as far east as Newfoundland and south to the Atlantic States. Black-capped Chickadees prefer deciduous and mixed forests, open woodlands and suburban areas.
- Black-capped Chickadees eat insects, insect eggs, seeds, berries and fruits.
- Black-capped Chickadees lay 5 to 10 eggs which hatch in 11 to 13 days. The female incubates and they are monogamous.
- A group of chickadees can be called a “banditry” or a “dissimulation” of chickadees.
- Black-capped Chickadees can live up to 12 years of age.
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