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Blackcap

Observed: 1st June 2012 By: rstewartbrstewartb’s reputation in Birdsrstewartb’s reputation in Birdsrstewartb’s reputation in Birdsrstewartb’s reputation in Birdsrstewartb’s reputation in Birds
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Description:

Heard and just seen in a tree in mixed woodland. Is it a female or juvenile Blackcap?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla) interacts

Comments

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Age

Very difficult to say from the limited view possible, But I think it is a female. Juveniles have very lose plumage at this early time of year and that would be visible, I think, if it were very young.

Ian
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