Definition of Carolina chickadee

1. Noun. Southern United States chickadee similar to the blackcap but smaller.

Exact synonyms: Parus Carolinensis
Generic synonyms: Chickadee

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carolina Chickadee

Carnot's ideal cycle
Carnot cycle
Carnoy's fixative
Carolina allspice
Carolina buckthorn
Carolina chickadee (current term)
Carolina hemlock
Carolina jasmine
Carolina lupine
Carolina moonseed
Carolina parakeet
Carolina pink
Carolina pinks
Carolina pond fern
Carolina spring beauty
Carolina wren
Carolina wrens
Caroline Islands

Literary usage of Carolina chickadee

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1915)
"The truth is that the species found with us is the Carolina chickadee ... He says that he is not surprised to learn that the Carolina chickadee dwells in ..."

2. Birds of Village and Field: A Bird Book for Beginners by Florence Merriam Bailey (1898)
"... and looked up in the faces of her tormentors with a quiet and resolute courage that could not be surpassed." Carolina chickadee : Parus ..."

3. Field Book of Wild Birds and Their Music: A Description of the Character and by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1921)
"In color the Carolina chickadee is similar to the other bird, but the feathers of the wings below the shoulder (the greater wing-coverts) are not margined ..."

4. Nests and Eggs of North American Birds by Oliver Davie (1900)
"Carolina chickadee. Parus carolinensis Aud. Geog. Dist.—Eastern United States, chiefly south of 40°, west to Missouri, Indian Territory and Eastern Texas. ..."

5. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"The habits and eggs of this slightly darker variety are just the same as those of the common Chickadee of the east. 736. Carolina chickadee. ..."

6. Bird-life: A Guide to the Study of Our Common Birds by Frank Michler Chapman (1901)
"... from Labrador to Maryland and in the Alleghanies southward to North Carolina. Farther south it is replaced by the closely allied Carolina chickadee. ..."

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