The Black-Cap, pp.180-181.

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   IS a very small bird, not weighing above half an ounce. The top of the head is black, whence he takes his name; the neck ash-coloured, the whole back a dark green; the wings of a dusky colour, with green edges, the tail nearly the same, the nether part of the neck, throat and upper part of the breast of a pale ash-colour; the lower belly white, tinctured with yellow. This bird is very common in Italy and is also found in England, but rarely. 

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