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Sylvia atricapilla

Blackcaps are a common summer visitor to most of Europe, although a few do overwinter. Their song is quite thrush-like and an old nickname for it was 'the nightingale of the North'. This is a male, as can be seen from the black cap, whereas the females have brown caps.

Blackcap  Blackcap

1-2: Inselspital, Bern, 04/04/2008.