Drinking Chickadee

This Black-capped Chickadee is drinking from the ant moat of one of my hummingbird feeders. There is  a bird bath about four feet away, but perhaps this bird prefers the safety of this less-accessible source.

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Posted on May 16, 2011, in behavior and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Ha, that looks like a lot of work compared to using the bird bath!

  2. Cute! I have two of those same feeders and haven’t seen that trick yet!

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