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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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Our long lasting study of bluethroats in combination with high fidelity of breeding males gave the opportunity to examine the correlation between the age of males, their ornament expression and breeding performance.
At a few sites young bluethroats were seen whilst common redpoll were widespread.
Ultraviolet color vision and ornamentation in bluethroats. Proc R Soc Lond B Biol Sci.
Bluethroats, close relatives of our own native robin, normally live in Asia and Scandinavia.
Every spring a few bluethroats, which are close relatives of native Robins, are seen on British coasts.
SEVERAL rare bluethroats arrived on the East Coast after they were blown off course by strong easterly winds.
And the magnificent (Eugenes fulgens), which is slightly longer than bluethroats, has an iridescent dark belly, green throat, and purple crown.
Asymmetric contests over resources for survival and migration: a field experiment with bluethroats. Animal Behavior 40:453-461.