Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
Black-capped Chickadee is a small songbird which can be observed around Montreal all seasons. They are used to urban live but prefer to stay in parks.
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Aves > Passeriformes > Paridae
Names in different Languages
|French||Mésange à tête noire|
|Spanish||Carbonero cabecinegro, Carbonero de capucha negra|
How to Identify
There have a black cap from top till the height of the eyes, a black throat. The rest of the head is white. Wings are light grey and body yellowish. They are very fast and agile flyers. To take photos in flight make sure that set up allows shutter speed of at least 1/3200s.
Where When to Spot
Black-capped Chickadee can be observed all year long in parks in and around the city. Although used to humans, they even pick food from your palms, this chickadee species remains within the vegetation of parks.
|Boisé Des Douze||1||0||0||0|
|Champ des Possibles||0||1||0||0|
|Jardin Botanique de Montréal||4||0||0||2|
|Parc Nature Pointe aux Prairies||7||0||0||1|
|Parc de la Frayère||3||0||0||0|
Number of times a species has been observed, identified, and recorded. A species is reported only once per visit to a park.