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chickadee

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals
chickadeechick‧a‧dee /ˈtʃɪkədiː/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBAa North American bird with a black head
Examples from the Corpus
chickadeeThe voracious shrews and chickadees await them.Table 3.2 Sherry and Galef's experiment on the learning of black-backed chickadees to open milk containers.A lovely chickadee flew down and perched on her ankle.Deep in the woods there are mixed flocks of chickadees and kinglets, and they chirp incessantly though unobtrusively.As I leave the cabin clearing, I soon meet up with a troupe of over ten chickadees.That chickadee is looking at you.Golden-crowned kinglets often accompany the chickadees, so I follow this troupe to look for them.After half an hour, however, I am convinced that these chickadees are unaccompanied by any other birds.
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