Male Blackcap
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Characteristics
Colouring Grey upper, black cap
Voice Dry, rasping, mix of whistles
Feeds on Insects, spiders and some seeds
Flight short flitting jerky
Nesting Ground
Social Solitary
Male Blackcap
Male Blackcap
Page Last Updated 26/05/2017 09:25:00
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Passeriformes
Family Sylviidae
Species Sylvia atricapilla
Category Warblers
StdName Blackcap
Vital Statistics
Length 13 to 13 cms
Weight 14 to 20 gms
Wingspan 20 to 23 cms
Lifespan 1 to 5 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Long
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NANNorth America
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Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Blackcap (Species=Sylvia atricapilla / Standard Name=Blackcap)