Every spring the bird house on my garage is occupied by a pair of Black-capped Chickadees. Three years ago we installed a small camera inside and have been keeping an eye on the birds’ nesting habits each spring. This week, two orphaned infant chickadees were brought into the WRC, and since they were roughly the same age as the chicks in my birdhouse, I put them into the nest (when the parents weren’t looking) with their new family. Since we have the camera hooked up to the t.v. we were able to observe the parents feeding their two new children just like the others in the nest. Black-capped Chickadees are one of the more difficult species to raise in captivity so this was a very happy ending…or beginning, from the baby chickadees’ perspective!