Identifying Features: The Blackcap is a warbler with a distinctive black or red-brown cap (crown and forehead), and a little smaller than a house sparrow. The male has grey-brown upper parts, pale grey underparts, and a glossy black cap. The female is similar but has browner upperparts, buff underparts and a red-brown cap.
Average Length: 13 cm
Average Lifespan: 2 years
Average Wingspan: 20-23 cm
Natural: Caterpillars, flies, spiders, fruit and berries
How to feed: Bird tables, suet feeders
What to feed: They will sometimes visit bird tables in the winter, and they may feed from suet bars, especially those impregnated with dried flies.