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Blackcap - Sylvia atricapilla

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The Blackcap is a common and widespread winter visitor. Males sing throughout the winter, a subdued, rambling warble which, curiously, has been suggested as the birds practicing for their spring concertos.

 

Blackcap 1

Male in fruiting Mastic Tree, Tavira

 

Blackcap 2

Female, Sagres

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