Featherbed Lane Banding Station -- Chickadee quiz
Ranges of Black-capped Chickadee and Carolina Chickadee overlap in the Sourlands region of New Jersey. During the past three decades, a gradual increase in Carolina Chickadees has been observed at FLBS, while a slight decline in Black-capped Chickadee numbers has taken place. The species also occasionally hybridize, and appear to learn each others' vocalizations.
Jean Bickal and other workers have taken numerous photographs of interesting chickadees and matched them with banding data. below is presented some of these photos as a "quiz" for your entertainment-- can you identify the birds correctly? Click on YOUR guess and the answer will display.