Redthroat


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Red´throat`


n.1.(Zool.) A small Australian singing bird (Phyrrholæmus brunneus). The upper parts are brown, the center of the throat red.
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Behind the chapel extended, surrounded by two high hedges of hazel, elder and white thorn, and a deep ditch, the little inclosure - uncultivated, though gay in its sterility; because the mosses there grew thick, wild heliotrope and ravenelles there mingled perfumes, while from beneath an ancient chestnut issued a crystal spring, a prisoner in its marble cistern, and on the thyme all around alighted thousands of bees from the neighboring plants, whilst chaffinches and redthroats sang cheerfully among the flower-spangled hedges.
Age, growth and mortality of redthroat emperor Lethrinus miniatus (Pisces: Lethrinidae) from the southern Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.
The area provides habitat for two rare birds, the white-winged chough and the redthroat.