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David Attenborough presents the sounds and story of the blackcap.

Tweet of the Day is a series of fascinating stories about our British birds inspired by their calls and songs. David Attenborough presents the Blackcap. Many Blackcaps winter in sub-Saharan Africa, but increasingly birds have been wintering in the Mediterranean and over the last few decades spent the winter in the UK.

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Tue 26 Feb 2019 05:58

Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla)

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