How to use Blackcap in a sentence
Also on the 3 rd a male blackcap was singing in Lower Moors.
The name mocking-bird, or more frequently mock-nightingale, is in England occasionally given to some of the warblers (q.v.), especially the blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla), and the sedge-bird (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus).
Among the birds of the island are the eagle, hawk, petrel, owl, finch, peewit, diamond bird, fire-tail, robin, emu-wren, crow, swallow, magpie, blackcap, goatsucker, quail, ground dove, parrot, lark, mountain thrush, cuckoo, wattlebird, whistling duck, honeybird, Cape Barren goose, penguin duck, waterhen, snipe, albatross and laughing jackass.
Between these two surveys the number of wintering blackcap showed a substantial increase.
Blackbird Few seen blackcap Few seen Lesser whitethroat Reasonably common near the coast.Advertisement
November 2001 One female blackcap visited at the beginning of the month.
One of my favorite cases has been Dr. Stuart Bearhop's research into the European blackcap.
In roadside trees Greenfinch and European Serins were displaying, and we saw our first blackcap.
The only blackcap was not in the woods, but in gardens nearby.
The wintering Blackcap in the Obs garden was joined by a second individual but the only other new arrival there was a single fieldfare.Advertisement
As the coppice grows it provides safe nesting sites for woodland songbirds such as willow warbler, marsh tit and blackcap.
Many birds were in full voice with Chiffchaff and Blackcap proving particularly tuneful.
Around the time of maximum partiality there was much singing from birds including wrens, robins and a blackcap.
There are also two species of owl, three species of sea-mew, the stockdove, quail, raven, magpie, chaffinch, goldfinch, blackcap, canary, titmouse, blackbird, house-swallow, &c. As to the insects, mention may be made of a species of gnat or mosquito which is sometimes troublesome, especially to strangers.
Pyracantha berries are popular with blackbirds and thrushes and with the blackcap, a small warbler that now winters in some suburban gardens.Advertisement