Valley Splendor Wild Bird Food

Black-capped Chickadees

Both the Black-capped and Carolina Chickadee have the black cap and bib with white cheeks.  The Black-capped Chickadee is 5 ¼ and the feathers on the shoulder of folded wings have white edges.  The Carolina Chickadee is 4 ¾ and the feathers on the shoulder are all gray.  Throughout the year expect to see Black-capped Chickadees in Northeastern and North Midwestern United States and Canada.  Find Carolina Chickadees throughout the Southeastern United States and into parts of Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas.  Both Black-capped and Carolina Chickadees eat a variety of seeds and berries and are commonly seen at feeders eating Black Oil Sunflower and Striped Sunflower Seeds which they hold in their feet, then crack open.  Also, enjoy Sunflower Hearts, Nyjer® Thistle, Nuts and Suet.