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Combined with the fresh mountain air, deep blue sky filled with puffy white clouds, a nearly imperceptible breeze, the chirping of bouncing chickadees and the solitude, the moment was pure magic.
Blue jays, cardinals, chickadees, finches, nuthatches and titmice will come for the black-oil sunflower seed.
The sound of the flowing river was broken by the chirping of a black-capped chickadee and a white-breasted nuthatch.
Nuthatches sound like a squeak toy, for instance, and chickadees have a plaintive call.
But a downy woodpecker has set up shop in the old tree, and the chickadees and nuthatches are working over the bark something fierce.
There was a titmouse in an oak tree and a chickadee on a fence post.
Experienced birders can in an instant sort through the chickadees and titmice, however.
Mealworm seedcake, for example, is designed to attract bluebirds, orioles, wrens, jays, chickadees and titmice.
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