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blackcap

1. a brownish-grey Old World warbler, Sylvia atricapilla, the male of which has a black crown
2. any of various similar birds, such as the black-capped chickadee (Parus atricapillus)
3. Brit (formerly) the cap worn by a judge when passing a death sentence
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Good luck behind the mic and the coaching mitt," BlackCaps tweeted.
It will be followed by a five-match ODI contest against New Zealand - January 23, 26, 28, 31 and February 3 before the T20I series against the Blackcaps - on February 6, 8 and 10.
PCB Chairman needs to ask captain and team management regarding huge loss against Blackcaps. PM must also take an immediate notice of team management regarding bad performance of team against Kiwis.
Asked if Blackcaps players were prepared to go to Pakistan and whether New Zealand Cricket would have been able to send a team, Barclay said "I think that probably would have been difficult for a variety of reasons.
Blackcaps were once just visitors to the UK in summer coming in from Germany and North East Europe in September, but then leaving again in March.
In fact, a couple of readers have already reported seeing blackcaps on their garden feeders.
England's clash against the Blackcaps is the last of the three matches to be staged at the Riverside on Wednesday, July 3.
Fantastic weather mixed with events such as the Christchurch Lantern Festival, the 25th anniversary of the World Buskers Festival and BLACKCAPS cricket has resulted in a great opportunity to showcase our new city with the world, she says.
However, there has been increasing evidence in recent years of blackcaps choosing to winter in southern Britain rather than undertaking the hazardous autumn journey to Africa.
Chiffchaffs and blackcaps brave the winter, with both preferring to immerse themselves in Welsh life all year round.
Activists say the most common species in the traps are Blackcaps, Lesser Whitethroat, Garden Warblers, Nightingales, and Reed Warblers, all long distant-migrants with populations declining in most EU countries.
They defeated the BlackCaps by five wickets in today's game.