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
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Variety of herbs and grasses provide many insects, molluscs and vegetable matter that comprise the diet of many bird species including red vented bulbil Pycnonotus cafer, blue-throat Luscinia svecica, Indian blue robin Saxicoloides fulicata etc.
Dr Paul Walton for the RSPB in Scotland, said: "To find a blue-throat on our reserve in May or June would have been thrilling but this bird has decided to spend winter here, which is quite unique.
Dr Paul Walton, species and habitats officer for RSPB Scotland, said: 'To find a blue-throat on our reserve in May or June would have been thrilling enough but this bird has decided to spend winter here, which is quite unique.
Dr Paul Walton, species and habitats officer for RSPB Scotland, said, 'To find a blue-throat on our reserve in May or June would have been thrilling enough but this bird has decided to spend winter here, which is quite unique.
Dr Paul Walton, species and habitats officer for RSPB Scotland, said: "To find a blue-throat on our reserve in May or June would have been thrilling enough, but this bird has decided to spend winter here, which is quite unique.
One of those potentially doomed species is the blue-throated hillstar, an Ecuadorian hummingbird revealed to the world in September.
The bird has been named Oreotrochilus cyanolaemus, or blue-throated hillstar, for its deep blue neck and is about 11cm (4in) long.
It has been given the name Oreotrochilus cyanolaemus, or blue-throated star.
In 2017, researchers working in the Ecuadorian Andes stumbled across a previously unknown species of hummingbird--but, as documented in a new study published in The Auk: Ornithological Advances, its small range, specialised habitat, and threats from human activity mean the newly described Blue-throated Hillstar is likely already critically endangered, according to the statement of the journal.
At last we turned in for the night - with instructions not to leave the compound - and woke to the strident screeches of blue-throated macaws and other tropical birds demanding breakfast.
Over the last five years, the zoo has produced around 20 Blue-throated Macaw, which are an endangered species, with around only 400 known in the wild.