Boreal Chickadee Identification

Adult Description

  • Small, short-billed bird.
  • Brownish cap.
  • Black bib.
  • White cheeks.
  • Rufous flanks.
  • Brown back.

Immature Description

Immature like adult.
Relative Size

Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 4.7-5.5 in (12-14 cm)
    • Weight: 0.3-0.4 oz (7-12 g)