- White, George Gorgas
- ca. 1835-1898
- Bowen, John T.
- Portrait (taller)
- University of Pittsburgh Library System, the Internet Archive
- Drawn on stone by William E. Hitchcock
- Illustrations of the birds of California, Texas, Oregon, British and Russian America
- Cassin, John
- Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1862
- Open Library:
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A black-capped chickadee is seen perched on a twig with a yellow-flowering plant in the background.
The black-capped chickadee (Poecile atricapillus), referred to as “northern chickadee (Parus septentrionalis)” by the author, is a passerine bird in the family Paridae. It is native to North America and feeds on insects, seeds, berries, etc.
Keywords: 1860s, 19th century, bird, color, flower, North America, Paridae, passerine, reference book