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Bluethroat (female)

Luscinia svecica

Description:

The bluethroat is a small passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family Turdidae, but is now more generally considered to be an Old World flycatcher, Muscicapidae. It, and similar small European species, are often called chats. It is a migratory insectivorous species breeding in wet birch wood or bushy swamp in Europe and Asia with a foothold in western Alaska. It nests in tussocks or low in dense bushes. It winters in north Africa and the Indian subcontinent.

Habitat:

Bharatpur - Dec 2014

Notes:

The blue at its throat is lighter than the Male.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Jellis
Jellis 6 years ago
Bluethroat (female)
Luscinia svecica Bluethroat


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Rajasthan, India

Spotted on Dec 25, 2014
Submitted on Jan 2, 2015

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