Bluethroat

It is a migratory insectivorous species breeding in wet birch wood or bushy swamp in Europe and Asia with a foothold in western Alaska. It nests in tussocks or low in dense bushes. It winters in north Africa and India.

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The Bluethroat is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica) is a small passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family Turdidae, but is now more generally considered to be an Old World flycatcher, Muscicapidae. It, and similar small European species, are often called chats. Female at Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India. Red-spotted race It is a migratory insectivorous species breeding in wet birch wood or bushy swamp in Europe and Asia with a foothold in western Alaska. More

The Bluethroat is similar in size to the European Robin at 13-14 cm. It is plain brown above except for the distinctive black tail with red side patches. It has a strong white supercilium. The male has a blue bib edged below with successive black, white and rust coloured borders. Some races, such as L. svecica svecica (Red-spotted Bluethroat) of northern Eurasia, have a red spot in the centre of the blue bib. Others, such as L. More

A small, brightly colored bird of the far north, the Bluethroat is found in North America only on the tundra of Alaska and the Yukon Territory. It is common, however, across Europe and Asia where it is not restricted to tundra habitat. More

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BluethroatsThe Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica) is a small passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family Turdidae, but is now more generally considered to be an Old World flycatcher, Muscicapidae. It, and similar small European species, are often called chats. More

The Bluethroat is the English name by which the beautiful Luscinia svecica of Linnaeus is now generally known.. The male is quite distinguishable from the female in these birds. is Species. The male bluebird has a blue bib which us edged underbeath with successive black, white and rusty borders. The Red-spotted Bluethroat, sports a bright bay spot in the middle of its clear blue throat. More

The Bluethroat has a very large global range, not yet quantified but estimated to be about 4,280,000 square kilometers in the Americas and Africa. Outside these areas, the birds are also found in most regions of Europe and in Asia. The birds can live in a variety of climates and habitats, from forests to shrublands, grasslands, wetlands, marine intertidal areas, and artificial aquatic or terrestrial areas. The global population of the bird is estimated to be between 500,000 and 5,000,000 individuals. More

at the sides of the tail are characteristic of Bluethroats of all ages, as is their furtive run-stop-and-flick behaviour. Habitat Breeds in marshy scrub around lakes and bogs. Winters mostly on saltmashes or around the edges of reedbeds. Migration A mainly migratory bird wintering in the southern Mediterranean south to the Afrotropics. This information is taken from the BirdFile on the appropriate BirdGuides DVD-ROM. More

Bluethroats, close relatives of our own native robin, normally live in Asia and Scandinavia.ROBINS' XMAS BLUES by The Mirror (London, England)There are an estimated 9million robins in Britain but sightings of bluethroats are limited to a few hundred in spring and autumn, with none in winter until now. More

Videos and images Male bluethroat singing, side view Male bluethroat singing, side view Species related by - * Family group * Habitat * Conservation status * * View image slideshow * Link to this image * Email to a friend * * MyARKive More

● Similar species: Bluethroat: Siberian Rubythroat has white to buff throat, brown tail, and lacks black moustache stripe and streaky necklace. Flight Pattern Rather swift deliberate direct flight on rapidly beating wings. Bluethroat Breeding Male Body Illustration● Range & Habitat: Bluethroat: Breeds in northwestern Alaska and Eurasia in marshy scrub around lakes and bogs. Spends winters mostly on salt mashes or around the edges of reed beds. More

* Bluethroat (Erithacus svecicus) Bluethroat (Erithacus svecicus) * * * REFERENCED IN * RELATED TO Other The following is a selection of items (artistic styles or groups, constructions, events, fictional characters, organizations, publications) associated with "bluethroat" * European robin (bird) Expand Your Research: Try searching magazines and More

Canada's first Bluethroat - a male singing in tall brush bordering a small lake along the upper Babbage River on the Yukon's North Slope. Bluethroat Country The Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica) is an old world thrush which breeds in most of northern and central Europe and across northern Asia to eastern Siberia and Manchuria. It winters from northern Africa across India to southeast Asia. More

The bluethroat, Luscinia, or Erithacus, svecicus, is a small Eurasian Thrush, belonging to the Turdidae family Updated On: 10/9/2007Print * * * * * - The Bluethroat is a small passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family Turdidae, but is now more generally More

Bluethroat determination Similar species Muscicapidae Black Redstart | Black Wheatear | Black-Eared Wheatear | Blue Rock Thrush | Bluethroat | Brown Flycatcher | Canary Islands Chat | Collared Flycatcher | Desert Wheatear | Finschs Wheatear | Isabelline Wheatear | Moussiers Redstart | Nightingale | Northern Wheatear | Pied Flycatcher | Pied Wheatear | More

Information on the bluethroat is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly. Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi is a principal sponsor of ARKive. EAD is working to protect and conserve the environment as well as promoting sustainable development in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Authentication - This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. More

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The RSPBBog habitat, FinlandMale red-spotted bluethroat in display flight, NorwayBacklit reeds at Lee Valley * A * B * C * D * E * F * G * H * I * J * K More

Meta Title: Bluethroat, Bluethroat or Luscinia or Erithacus or svecicus,Bluethroat small Eurasian Thrush, Bluethroat belongs to Turdidae family,Bluethroat nests in tussocks or low in dense bushes,Bluethroat strong white supercilium, Luscinia svecica cyanecula or White-spotted Bluethroat, Luscinia svecica svecica or Red-spotted Bluethroat, Luscinia svecica magna or blue bluethroat, bluethroat winters in north Africa and India Meta Description: Bluethroat occurs as summer resident in parts of northwest Alaska Meta Keywords: - More

Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica) Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Date September 1993(1993-09) Source Own work Author Aviceda Permission (Reusing this file) See below. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Muscicapidae
Genus : Luscinia
Species : svecica
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1758)
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