bluethroat

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bluethroat

(ˈbluːˌθrəʊt)
n
(Animals) a small brownish European songbird, Cyanosylvia svecica, related to the thrushes, the male of which has a blue throat: family Muscicapidae
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bluethroat - songbird of northern Europe and Asia
thrush - songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast
Erithacus, genus Erithacus - Old World thrushes
Translations
blåhakesinirinta
gorge-bleue à miroir
pettazzurro
References in periodicals archive ?
The Blue Throat, which, as its name indicates, sports a sparkling bright blue throat, is in Delhi.
Its flowers have a deep blue throat which pales into the white outer petal.
I have a basket outside my patio door in the summer filled with the petunia Surfinia Blue Vein, whose flowers have a deep blue throat which pales into the white outer petal.
I have a basket outside my patio in the summer filled with the petunia Surfinia Blue Vein, whose flowers have a deep blue throat which pales into the white outer petal.
Its blue throat identifies it with the Hindu deity, Shiva.
It is a magnet for wildlife and there's a good chance of seeing Little Bittern, the Blue Throat (a cousin of the robin), crested grebes, mallards, coots, swans and moorhens.
During the mating season, male fence lizards perform an elaborate territorial display, standing stiff-legged and extending their heads to unfold their dewlap and reveal their blue throat.
They are small birds, with a dazzling bright blue throat, containing flecks of scarlet and black.
Among the favorite quarries of serious bird watchers is the imposing white-tail sabrewing hummingbird, with its iridescent green body, blue throat, and white outer tail feathers.