Tag Archives: Black-Capped Chickadee

Empty Nest Syndrome

Our second nestbox of Black-Capped Chickadees have fledged. The field and shrubs around our home are filled with the sounds of these little birds chick-a-deeing all day long.  The juveniles hang out under cover calling their raspy rendition of the … Continue reading

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Birds and the Bees

The Black-Capped Chickadee family nesting on our front porch that I posted about earlier are out in world.  All that’s left is a sweet little mossy nest in the bottom of the nestbox.  They left the nest last Saturday or Sunday and  … Continue reading

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Chickadee Love

We are happy to be hosting two pairs of nesting Black-Capped Chickadees on our property. The first clutch in the nestbox on our front porch will probably leave the nest in the next week or so.  They hatched around the … Continue reading

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Getting Grubby

I haven’t had much time to do any birding since we returned home from vacation last weekend.  A swing around the wetlands near my work has been the extent of it for the past week. We started Phase II of … Continue reading

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Natural Resources

I bought a hollowed-out log at a plant sale for $5.00 about a month ago after taking some light-hearted ribbing from several men as I carried it over to the cashier.  “You are buying that thing?  What else can I sell … Continue reading

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Turf Wars

Who do you think would win a chickadee/nuthatch throwdown?  I’d have bet money on the nuthatch.  My friend Ellisha gifted me with a lovely nest box at the end of 2009.  I’m calling it a box but it is sort of gourd … Continue reading

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