[Tweeters] odd chickadee
Penny L Koyama
plkoyama at comcast.net
Fri Jun 18 17:56:55 PDT 2021
We have one at our feeder, “Spotty.” It has dots on its head.
Penny Koyama, Bothell
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> On Jun 18, 2021, at 4:08 PM, Dennis Paulson <dennispaulson at comcast.net> wrote:
> Doug, there seem to be a lot of leucistic Black-capped Chickadees in the Seattle area. We’ve had numerous different individuals in our yard in Maple Leaf over the 30 years we’ve lived here, I presume related individuals, and I’ve heard other people mention such birds as well.
> Dennis Paulson
>> On Jun 18, 2021, at 3:06 PM, Doug Plummer <2doug at dougplummer.com> wrote:
>> A chickadee with an apparent eyestripe has been at my feeder today, and it sure got my attention. It's highly unlikely to be a Mountain Chickadee, but what's likely going on? Partially leucistic? Juvenile filling in its feathers? Photos here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dougplummer/sets/72157719425489573
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