Tag: Sylvia atricapilla

Impaired Predator Evasion in Fat Blackcaps (Sylvia atricapilla)

Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla) Science Article 9 abstract When birds are attacked by predators, take-off ability is crucial for the chance of survival. Recently, theoretical studies have predicted that predation risk in terms of reduced flight performance increases with body mass. Cecilia Kullberg, Thord Fransson and Sven Jakobsson, Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 22 December 1996 […]

Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Sylviidae | [latin] Sylvia atricapilla | [UK] Blackcap | [FR] Fauvette a tete noire | [DE] Monchs-Grasmucke | [ES] Curruca Capirotada | [NL] Zwartkop Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Quite large and robust warbler, with rather long wings and legs but rather […]