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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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Furthermore, my warbling blackcap didn't stay long here and may therefore be heading for a territory farther north.
Results indicate the blackcap is becoming increasingly common although it breeds in Germany and spends winter in Spain.
Relationship among wing length, wing shape and migration in Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla) populations.
The two familiar ideas, 'nagging' and 'gossiping' are untrue about birds, but help Jane to explore ideas about birdsong and personify the male blackcap as a 'boy' who wears 'black and white' (his black crown and white belly).
The European Oystercatcher, representing the Faroe Islands, won the third place in the public vote while Denmark's Skylark won the third place in the professional vote after the Blackcap representing Cyprus.
Under the terms of the agreement, Blackcap Diamond Fidelity LP LLLP forgave a promissory note for $400,000 in exchange for the issuance of 856,000 restricted shares of the Company's common stock.
However, after they started eating the meal, Mr Watson was disgusted to notice the salad had a whole European blackcap warbler - usually found in the wilds of Spain and parts of Europe - on his plate.
Campaigners said the application suggests black grouse and white-tailed eagle are on the site when it was actually blackcap and wheatear.
Reception Friday night; Saturday choice of Yellow Duckmarine DUKW city tour, or Maritime Museum, Beatles Experience Tour; Saturday evening dinner, dance and entertainment with Birkenhead Sea Cadet Unit TS Blackcap for Ceremonial, Sunset and Up Spirits.
Here's a guide to the best bird migration hotspots on National Nature Reserves in the North East: CASTLE EDEN DENE, County Durham: Chiffchaff, willow warbler and blackcap arrive with grasshopper warbler in the coastal scrub.
they were all there during the last two years' reunions): Agincourt, Albion, Arethusa, Ark Royal, Bacchante, Blackcap, Bronington, Collingwood, Decoy, Devonshire, Diamond, Dolphin, Eskimo, Gambia, Glamorgan, Jutland, Leander, Mauritius, Newcastle, Penelope, Sirius, St George, Tiger, Urchin, Ursa, Warrior, Zest and oh so many more.
The Breeding Bird Survey, first carried out in 1994, has charted the rise and fall of many popular species and shows that as well as goldfinches, the nuthatch, chiffchaff and blackcap have also done well.