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 ?
For example, Ellegren (1991) reported adult Bluethroats (Luscinia svecica) had more fat, were less likely to be recaptured, and stayed for a shorter period at a stopover site in Sweden than did young.
At a few sites young bluethroats were seen whilst common redpoll were widespread.
Bluethroats, close relatives of our own native robin, normally live in Asia and Scandinavia.