• Having black on the top of the head: applied to sundry birds. See blackcap, 2.

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  • The reaction of our resident black-capped chickadees was more dramatic.

  • Not so much to the app's black-capped chickadee call, but to the Carolina chickadee's clean four- to six-note song.

  • They look similar to the local chickadees, though brown- rather than black-capped.

  • Response: This is a black-capped kingfisher, Halcyon pileata, a species whose genus name was derived from a Greek myth about a woman named Alcyone.

  • However, black-capped kingfishers are different from their congeners because they occur in mangroves, where they mainly pounce on fish.

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