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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.
The polar icecap melting, the incidence of depression among chickadees rising, tooth decay in chickens, acorns falling, the planet turning to toast.
The average lifespan of a chickadee in the wild is 2.5 years.
Some species can be helped with nesting boxes — bluebirds, wrens and chickadees, for example.
At 315 Bowery, once CBGB, there were flying squirrels and meadow voles; around 881 Seventh Avenue, Carnegie Hall, the sharp-shinned hawk and black-capped chickadee found homes.
Last Monday, the sun rose in the east, the black-capped chickadee sang its spring mating song and President Trump attacked American journalists in a tweet.
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Origin and Etymology of chickadee
First Known Use: 1838See Words from the same year
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Definition of chickadee for English Language Learners
: a common, small American bird
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