The Nature of Phenology 2/13/21: Chickadees in Winter

Producers: Hazel Stark & Joe Horn
Host: Hazel Stark

For the animals that stay active in winter, finding food, staying warm enough, and getting ready for mating season are the priorities. Any energy wasted on something else can be a fatal mistake. Knowing this, our black-capped chickadees have a complex social structure that helps prevent wasting energy from arguing in the winter.

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