blackcap

blackcap
/blak"kap'/, n.
1. any of several birds having the top of the head black, as the chickadee and certain warblers, esp. the Old World blackcap, Sylvia atricapilla.
2. the black raspberry plant or fruit.
[1650-60; BLACK + CAP1]

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Common warbler (Sylvia atricapilla, family Sylviidae) from Europe and North Africa to central Asia.

It is about 6 in. (14 cm) long and has brownish upper parts, gray underparts and face, and a black (male) or reddish brown (female) crown. Common in woodland borders and rough hedges, it has a rich song.

Male (bottom) and female blackcaps (Sylvia atricapilla).

Hans Reinhard-Bruce Coleman Ltd.

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bird
      (Sylvia atricapilla), common warbler from Europe and northwestern Africa to central Asia. It belongs to the family Sylviidae (order Passeriformes). It is 14 centimetres (5 1/2 inches) long, with brownish upperparts, gray underparts and face, and black (male) or reddish-brown (female) crown. Common in woodland border and rough hedges, it has a rich song.

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Synonyms:
, (Corucca or Curruca atricapilla)


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