Blackcap Male
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Taken at Stevenston on 23rd April 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 


Male
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 10th April 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Female
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 26th June 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Male
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 29th May 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Female
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 26th April 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Blackcap.
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Local Names:
Sylvia atricapilla.
Passeriformes.
Sylviidae.

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In a hedge, bush or in brambles
Insects, such as caterpillars and flies. in the winter,
they feed on fruit, such as berries.

Mainly grey.
The male has the small black cap from which the species gets its name, whereas in the female the cap is light brown.
13 -15 cm.
Starts Mid April. 1 to 2 clutches.
4 to 6. A smooth and glossy pale buff egg
with dark markings.
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