Jumps Paridae Poecile carolinensis Carolina Chickadee Upstate South Carolina

Carolina Chickadee – Upstate SC


A pair of Carolina Chickadees Poecile carolinensis have taken residence in a birdhouse on the deck. When the female arrives with nest-building materials she abruptly goes from a full wingspan to a small ball of feathers as she enters the nest.

camera: Nikon D850 | lens: VR Nikkor 300mm f/2.8G IF-ED | support: tripod
focal length: 300mm (450mm) | exposure: f/9 – 1/2000 – iso 5000