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Paridae - tits, chickadees, titmice

Black-capped ChickadeeThere are 57 species of bird in this family. The are found in North America, Asia, Africa, Europe, and South America. They are small birds between 3-8 inches in length. They have short to medium length rounded wings; short to long tails; long toes; and short, stout bills. Their plumage is usually a combination of gray, black, white, brown, or yellow and males and females look alike. They eat insects and seeds and are found in forests and brushlands.

Endangered in NH Endangered in N.H.
Threatened in NH Threatened in N.H.
introduced Introduced
Endangered in the US Endangered in U.S.
Threatened in the US Threatened in U.S.
breeds in NH Breeds in N.H.

  New Hampshire Species    Other North American Species
Black-capped Chickadee
Boreal Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
  Black-crested Titmouse
Bridled Titmouse
Carolina Chickadee
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Gray-headed Chickadee
Juniper Titmouse
Mexican Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee
Oak Titmouse

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