Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Poecile rufescens
 (L 4-5" WS 7" Wt 0.34 oz )
Del Valle,
Livermore, CA
26Dec2008
 
I called out to
my chickadee,
“Please come back again!
You have a way,
to brighten my day,
and wash away the pain.”
    (Chicadee by Jane Rodway)
Permanent resident along west coast
of No. America...song less complex
than Black-capped Chickadee.
Elkhorn Slough
Nat’l Preserve
20Dec2012