Thread: Blackcap age
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Old Friday 28th December 2012, 10:16   #4
Tideliner
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It will be a female , some males take their time moulting , but I would expect them to be finnished by now or at the very least have some black feathering in the cap. If you get a second chance to look at the birds cap you will find females have a rich chestnut brown cap while juveniles and 1st winter males usually have a duller brown cap before moulting into a full black cap.

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