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Chestnut-backed Chickadee --(Poecile rufescens) (15241 bytes)

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Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Poecile rufescens

I think this is a chickadee that hatched out this year. It seemed to be part of a family of them that were finding things to eat in an elderberry bush.

Location: Hillcrest Drive, Sitka, Alaska