Mountain Chickadee (Poecile gambeli)

Mountian Chickadee

Mountain Chickadee

Mountian Chickadee

mountain chickadee

Information: Cornell’s bird page on Mountain Chickadee
Identification: It carries all the tell-tale signs of the black capped chickadee however it’s supercillium (eyebrow) is a white line.

fledgling mt. chickadee

Fledgling Mountian Chickadee

fledgling mt. chickadee

I was lucky to catch sight of this fledgling Mountain Chickadee who is estimated to be one or two days out of the nest. The signs are the yellow gape (at the end of the beak) and the underdeveloped tail.

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