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  • n. Plural form of chickadee.


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  • Night falls and the bard owls and mountain chickadees and nuthatches busily call out to each other, and then go silent, their noise replaced by the distant rush of Fall Creek and our voices as we bid each other good night.

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  • One of my interests is "chickadees" - well, they are my favourite birds in the whole world; sea otters are my favourite animals - after bearded collies of course.

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  • Birds abound: common migratory species such as chickadees and sparrows nest in the trees and the eaves of buildings, and cockatiels, parakeets, and a full-sized parrot inhabit cages near the houses.

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  • Cavity nesters such as chickadees, titmice and bluebirds often huddle; but no one knows exactly how they manage, piling in together as they do. Stories

  • • Know your year-round residents, and feed accordingly: Here in the western half of Oregon, species such as chickadees, towhees, flickers and more tend to have a fixed territory where they'll stay all winter.

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  • I walked straight across town to the Hudson River, along the way admiring the crocuses and daffodils that shot up from the parks and lawns, and the pink blossoms on the trees, and the songs of the sparrows and chickadees, and the barks of the dogs, and the cries of the children.


  • We emptied many pots of coffee sitting here in the early mornings, watching yellow and black finches, blue birds, nuthatches and chickadees.

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  • When we first moved to Brooklyn many varieties of song birds regularly visited our back yard, which was on the migration flight path — goldfinches, indigo buntings, cardinals, blue jays, purple finches, chickadees.

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  • Always amazing, while late season deer hunting, when chickadees, nuthatches and, sometimes, downy woodpeckers, work their way together through the woods back and forth, sometimes coming within a few inches of me.

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  • The day of my recital I woke to the songs of birds—chickadees, juncos, and sparrows, the ones that stay behind, even in winter.

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