This chickadee is my first crochet creation featuring "safety eyes". These snap-on eyes were purchased from CR's Crafts, and they have spared me from scouring the house for matching buttons.
I brought Dee the chickadee to Maplewood Farm for this photo shoot. My girlfriend also recorded me leaning on the ground with all the real chickens (and chicken poo). As you'll see in this video, one chicken might have been interested in adopting Dee's egg: