Nature Through My Lens

Chickadee

Bug Hunt

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A Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapilla) hunting for bugs under the bark of a branch


My Sweet Chicky

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A Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapilla) takes a look around from the broken branch of a Rose of Sharon bush in our yard.


All Sweetness & Cute

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A pretty little Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapilla) perched in their favourite bush, the Rose of Sharon Bush. We have around 5 of these guys in the yard at any given time. There was a family raised in one of our Bird Houses this summer. They are real fun to have around!


Singing in the Bathtub

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Actually this pretty Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapilla) is drinking out of a cup on our rain chain. It seems to like the privacy of this small cup!


Chickadee

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A Black-capped Chickadee


ChickaDee Dee Dee

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A pretty little Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapilla) in the Rose of Sharon bush in our backyard.


Chick

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A Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapilla) perches in the bushes with a Sunflower seed between it’s feet. It then pecked the seed open to get to the good stuff inside!


Chickadee

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One of our local flock of Chickadees. We have a half dozen or so that stay with us all year! They love Sunflower seeds and are forever flitting to the feeder, grabbing and seed and going to a branch like this to peck the seed open and eat it!


My Little Chickadee

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A Black-capped Chickadee, with a shelled sunflower seed in it’s bill.


ChickaDee

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A pretty little ChickaDee striking a pose!


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Here’s my little Chickadee friend.  Today it’s got the sunflower seed clasped between it’s feed!  There it can peck away at the seed and get to the good stuff inside!


Prized Possession

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A Black-capped Chickadee deep in the Butterfly bush in our garden.  It has a single sunflower seed which it picked up from our feeder.  It then went back into this bush to crack it open and eat the inside.


Little Visitor

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I went out this afternoon to specifically get a few shots of our first Gladiola of the year.  While doing the this Chickadee came over to see what I was up to!  They are very curious about anything that goes on in the garden.


My Little Chickadee

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A Black-capped Chickadee


Curious

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A Black-Capped Chickadee looks on curiously.

One of the first images taken with my new Tamron 150-600 lens.

I’m happy!


Another Lovely Chick

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Chickadee that is!  This one’s in a different location.

Checking to too if the cones are ready


Upside Down

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A Black-capped Chickadee enjoys the fruits of a Sunflower in our backyard.

Not much left!