Eurasian Blackcap

Sylvia atricapilla - Fauvette à tête noire

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Sylviidés

  • Genus
    :

    Sylvia

  • Species
    :

    atricapilla

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 23 cm.
  • Weight
    : 14 à 20 g
Longevity

7 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Eurasian Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla) is a species of bird in the Sylviidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Sylvia atricapilla gularis (Cape Verde and Azores Is.)
  • Sylvia atricapilla heineken (w and s Iberian Pen, Madeira and Canary Is. and nw Africa)
  • Sylvia atricapilla pauluccii (e Spain to c and s Italy, nc Africa)
  • Sylvia atricapilla atricapilla (w Europe to sw Siberia and n Kazakhstan)
  • Sylvia atricapilla dammholzi (e Turkey to n Iran)

Foreign names

  • Fauvette à tête noire,
  • Curruca capirotada,
  • Toutinegra-de-barrete-preto,
  • Mönchsgrasmücke,
  • Barátposzáta,
  • Zwartkop,
  • Capinera,
  • Svarthätta,
  • Munk,
  • penica čiernohlavá,
  • pěnice černohlavá,
  • Munk,
  • mustapääkerttu,
  • Swartkroonsanger,
  • tallarol de casquet,
  • Hettusöngvari,
  • kapturka,
  • melngalvas ķauķis,
  • črnoglavka,
  • Славка-черноголовка,
  • ズグロムシクイ,
  • 黑顶林莺,
  • 黑頂林鶯,

Voice song and cries

Fauvette à tête noire
♂ adult

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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