Carolina Chickadee

Species Details

This small, inquisitive bird can be seen hovering or hanging upside down among foliage seeking insects, or at the feeder where it prefers sunflower seeds. Males sing “fee-bee, fee-bay” in spring, but it will often say its name, “chickadee-dee-dee-dee”. The length of the call may indicate the presence of a potential threat such as a hawk or owl. Warblers can be found among them during migration in spring and fall.