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Gallery: Chickadees Tussle Over a Peanut

Photo by Jocelyn Anderson
Black-capped Chickadees by Jocelyn Anderson/GBBC.

From the Winter 2020 issue of Living Bird magazine. Subscribe now.

Anderson’s action shot at her backyard bird feeder in Michigan is the first-place winner in the Behavior category of the 2019 Great Backyard Bird Count photo contest. In below-zero temps, these Black-capped Chickadees duked it out over a plump peanut.

The 2020 Great Backyard Bird Count is February 14 to 17.

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