Blackcap chick

Blackcap chick

Observation - Blackcap chick - UK and Ireland. Description: Looks like a young fledgeling Blackcap. The adult male has the black 'cap', while the female's is a chocolate brown. This chick was calling to it's parent, who scolded me from a nearby bush. The Blackcap is a warbler that visits the UK in the summer, and

Looks like a young fledgeling Blackcap. The adult male has the black 'cap', while the female's is a chocolate brown. This chick was calling to it's parent, who scolded me from a nearby bush.
The Blackcap is a warbler that visits the UK in the summer, and has an attractive liquid song. Usually they stay for a few weeks and then move on elswhere, this is the first year I've heard them singing this late, and it looks like we now know the reason. This chick was at the spinney end of the central corridor