Just check here and here if you're not convinced.
So I thought I'd share the names my kids and I have for some birds, because we're weird that way.
- Chip - Chickadee
- Nutty - Nuthatch
- Tim - Tufted Titmouse
- Woody - Red-bellied Woodpecker
- Woodette - Female Red-bellied Woodpecker
- Mac - Cardinal
- Robby - Robin
- Donna - as in prima donna, for the juvenille female Oriole that would just as soon let others feed her from our oranges than to eat for herself
- Phil - for the Pileated Woodpecker in our backyard in Virginia
- Phyllis - for the female Pileated Woodpecker in our backyard in Virginia
- Gus - Male Goldfinch
- Goldilocks - Female Goldfinch