Chestnut-backed chickadee Poecile rufescens


Identification Tips:

Similar species:

Boreal Chickadee has less white in the face than the Chestnut-backed Chickadee and has duller brown flanks and back. Other chickadees lack rufous backs and flanks.

Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.


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