(Erithacus svecicus or Luscinia svecica), Eurasian chat-thrush of the thrush family, Turdidae (order Passeriformes). The bluethroat is aobut 14 centimetres (5 1/2 inches) long and has a bright blue throat, incorporating a crescentic spot of red or white, depending on the subspecies. Found from western Europe eastward to western Alaska, the bluethroat is essentially a bird of damp thickets in mountains, but in western Europe it occurs in lowlands also. It has a rich, varied, warbling song.

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  • bluethroat — noun A small Old World passerine bird, , the male in spring having a bright blue throat …   Wiktionary

  • bluethroat — n. (Zoology) songbird native to northern Europe and Asia and related to the nightingales …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bluethroat — noun a songbird resembling the robin, of which the male has a blue throat with a red or white spot in the centre. [Luscinia svecicus.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • bluethroat — noun songbird of northern Europe and Asia • Syn: ↑Erithacus svecicus • Hypernyms: ↑thrush • Member Holonyms: ↑Erithacus, ↑genus Erithacus …   Useful english dictionary

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