|Common Name:||Chickadee, Black-capped|
|Scientific Name:||Poecile atricapillus |
|Area:||Adair Pond - Corvallis, Oregon|
|Date:||April 23, 2011|
This is a busy little bird with the familiar chick-a-dee-dee-dee sound. Second photo shows natural cavity being cleaned in preparation for nesting. Bottom photo shows four baby chicks. Typically they lay 6 - 8 eggs, 15 - 12 mm.
Salem Riverfront Park - - - April 7, 2014
inside bird house - Elkton, Oregon - - - May 31, 2012
|Reference:||Birds of the Willamette Valley Region by Nehls, Aversa, & Opperman / National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America / Western Birds' Nest by Harrison||