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Tag: Chickadee

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  • A white/grey bird with black markings on its head and throat.
    Chickadee. Photo by Tim Lenz, CC BY 2.0.

    State of the birds

    July 17, 2009 | 2 minute read

    Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. The children on our street often congregate in the yard with the best play set, but recently the bright yellow slide in the yard was ruled off limits. Not because it isn’t safe, rather a chickadee made a nest in a birch stump next to the base of the slide. Chickadees are one of a handful of Eastern forest birds that successfully adapt to urban and suburban areas, however the situation has not been as good for many birds over the past forty years.  Learn more...

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