Category: Black-capped chickadee

Persephone months

Eliot Coleman calls the period of time when days are less than 10 hours long from sunrise to sunset the Persephone months. In his Maine winter garden, this is when vegetables under cover will be available for harvest, although they do not grow. The… Continue Reading “Persephone months”

Jet set at the feeders: black-capped chickadees, tufted titmice, and white-breasted nuthatches

Jet set at the feeders: black-capped chickadees, tufted titmice, and white-breasted nuthatches. I’ve written posts about the jet set at the feeders before, but I have new photos. Black-capped chickadee at left above. Tufted titmouse in center. White-breasted nuthatch at right. You can click… Continue Reading “Jet set at the feeders: black-capped chickadees, tufted titmice, and white-breasted nuthatches”

September renewal

September renewal. Since most of my life up to now has been spent observing a school calendar, September still seems like a time to start again, to make new resolutions, to get excited about stuff. So, while I still have the habit of thinking… Continue Reading “September renewal”

Black-capped chickadee

Black-capped chickadee (Poecile atricapillus). Here is a jet-setter of the feeder birds, for sure, grabbing-and-going after a second at the feeders, making it hard to take a non-blurry photo. Therefore, I’m quite proud to finally have a few photos of one chickadee who decided… Continue Reading “Black-capped chickadee”