Gray-headed Chickadee

Poecile cinctus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Titmice and Chickadees (Paridae)

Code 4

GHCH

Code 6

POECIN

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HEAD

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

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BODY

Gray-headed Chickadee Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 11-14 cm (4.5-5.5 in)
  • Weight: 11 g (0.4 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: White with buff-gray wash on sides and flanks.
  • Upperparts: Dark Gray
  • Back Pattern: No Data
  • Belly Pattern: No Data
  • Breast Pattern: No Data

FLIGHT

Gray-headed Chickadee Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Short slow fluttering flights with rapid wing beats. May alternate quick wing beats with wings pulled to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 20 cm (8 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail Shape: Forked Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Gray
  • Under Tail: Dark Gray
  • Leg Color: Gray-black
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