Male: Familiar gray bird with black cap and throat patch. White chest, tan belly. Small white wing marks.
Female: Same as male.
Juvenile: Same as adult.
Nest: Female and male build or excavate cavity. One brood per year.
Eggs: 5-7; white with fine brown markings
Incubation: 11-13 days; female and male incubate
Fledging: 14-18 days; male and female feed young
Migration: The Black-capped Chickadee can be found in St. Charles County year round.
Food: Insects, seeds, fruit, and will come to seed and suet feeders.