is a dimorphic passerine where males have a distinctive throat patch which is displayed to males in a male-male competition and also to females, which are less colourful than males, during courtship display (Peiponen 1960, Andersson & Amundsen 1997).
| Bardsey's White-spotted Bluethroat
PIC: EPHRAIM PERFECT AS May turns into June, with the bulk of spring migration over, this can be a period of surprise rarities.
Several bird species such as flamingos, Northern lapwing, European roller, Bluethroat
, White-throated robin, Eurasian hobby and Pacific golden plover can be commonly viewed during this season, which is a rare feat for a desert nation.
Factoids included in this information are, for instance, that the Robin and the Blackcap are among the few birds that sing in winter, or that the Bluethroat
can imitate the sounds of other species and even mimic the sound of reindeer bells.
, on the other hand, is a winter visitor, and the migratory honey buzzard only passes through.
Wrasse Notolabrus tectricus up to 15 cm long were a common prey, and one other fish taken appeared to be a Crested Weedfish Cristiceps australis, which occurred in the permanent tide pools.
Luscinia svecica (Bluethroat
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These species include the arctic warbler, yellow wagtail, white wagtail, red-throated pipit, northern wheatear, and bluethroat
positive) 2004 2005 Common name Taxonomic name Jurmo Tauvo Lagskar Willow warbler Phylloscopus 29 105 159 trochilus Garden warbler Sylvia borin 1 1 46 Spotted flycatcher Muscicapa striata 7 1 36 Pied flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca 7 19 13 Redstart Phoenicurus 8 16 10 phoenicurus Whitethroat Sylvia communis 1 34 Bluethroat
Luscinia svecica 1 30 1 Lesser whitethroat Sylvia curruca 4 24 Sedge warbler Acrocephalus 3 schoenobaenus Red-backed shrike Lanius collurio 1 8 (1) Robin Erithacus rubecula 2 2 (1) 5 Song thrush Turdus philomelos 11 (1) Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 4 6 Redpoll Carduelis flammea 3 1 Other (<5 5 5 19 individuals/ species) ([dagger]) Total 70 196 362 No.
The fisheries biology of bluethroat
wrasse (Notolabrus tetricus) in Victorian waters.