Boreal Chickadee

Poecile hudsonicus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Titmice and Chickadees (Paridae)

Code 4

BOCH

Code 6

POEHUD

ITIS

HEAD

Boreal Chickadee Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brown.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Dark Brown
  • Forehead Color: Dark Brown
  • Nape Color: Dark Brown
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Boreal Chickadee Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 13-15 cm (5-6 in)
  • Weight: 9 g (0.3 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: White with red-buff wash on sides and flanks.
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: No Data

FLIGHT

Boreal Chickadee Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Weak fluttering short flights on rapidly beating wings. Alternates pulling wings to body with several quick shallow strokes.
  • Wingspan Range: 20 cm (8 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Gray
  • Under Tail: Dark Gray
  • Leg Color: Gray
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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