- Black-capped Chickadee
 - Black-capped Chickadee
 - Black-capped Chickadee
 - Black-capped Chickadee

Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus Scientific name definitions

Jennifer R. Foote, Daniel J. Mennill, Laurene M. Ratcliffe, and Susan M. Smith
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020
Text last updated September 24, 2010

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Figure 1. Year-round range of the Black-capped Chickadee. - Range Map
  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Figure 1. Year-round range of the Black-capped Chickadee.

In years when food is scarce, individuals (especially young of the year) move south, sometimes well beyond the range shown here.

Recommended Citation

Foote, J. R., D. J. Mennill, L. M. Ratcliffe, and S. M. Smith (2020). Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (A. F. Poole, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.bkcchi.01