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Carolina Chickadee

Carolina Chickadees love backyard bird feeders! They love sunflower seed and suet offered in backyards.


  • Chickadees have a black cap and chin with whites cheeks.

  • They have a small black bill.

  • They have gray backs and wings with white underneath and buffy colored sides or flanks.


  • Insects, seeds, fruits. Forages in trees.


  • Prefers trees and inhabits mixed woodlands.

Preferred Nest:

  • Nest in cavities. 

Backyard Birdhouse:

More Facts:

  • Sexes are similar in appearance.

  • They do not migrate.

  • Chickadee make a call that is their name. Chick-a-dee-dee-dee (the more dee-dee-dee's at the end indicate the level of threat to the bird)

Link for more information: Carolina Chickadee

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