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Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)
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Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)

General Description: Black-capped Chickadees (Poecile atricapillus) are tiny gray birds with a thin, pointy beak. The top of the head and throat are solid black, and the face is white. The common chickadee around Las Vegas is the Mountain Chickadee, which has a white eyebrow line in the black cap.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Paridae.

Favored Habitat: Oak or piney woods (e.g., Pine-Fir Forest) in the mountains, but also at lower elevations especially during winter.
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) Where to Find: Around Las Vegas, look for Black-capped Chickadees in the mountains north of town and in places like Zion National Park where they are common residents in forested areas.

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Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) If you were a tasty bug or a little caterpillar, this might be the last face you ever see!
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Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)
Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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