Bluethroat

Luscinia svecica - Gorgebleue à miroir

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Muscicapidés

  • Genus
    :

    Luscinia

  • Species
    :

    svecica

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 23 cm.
  • Weight
    : 15 à 23 g
Longevity

8 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

Subspecific information 11 Subspecies

  • Luscinia svecica svecica (n Europe, n Asia, n Alaska and nw Canada)
  • Luscinia svecica namnetum (sw and c France)
  • Luscinia svecica cyanecula (Netherlands and n, e France to Belarus and nw Ukraine)
  • Luscinia svecica azuricollis (n, c Spain)
  • Luscinia svecica volgae (ne Ukraine, c and e European Russia)
  • Luscinia svecica magna (e Turkey, the Caucasus and n Iran)
  • Luscinia svecica pallidogularis (Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan)
  • Luscinia svecica abbotti (n Afghanistan, n Pakistan and the nw Himalayas)
  • Luscinia svecica saturatior (mountains of c Asia)
  • Luscinia svecica kobdensis (w Mongolia and w China)
  • Luscinia svecica przevalskii (c China)

Foreign names

  • Gorgebleue à miroir,
  • Ruiseñor Pechiazul,
  • Pisco-de-peito-azul,
  • Blaukehlchen,
  • Kékbegy,
  • Blauwborst,
  • Pettazzurro,
  • Blåhake,
  • Blåstrupe,
  • slávik modrák,
  • slavík modráček,
  • Blåhals,
  • sinirinta,
  • cotxa blava,
  • Blábrystingur,
  • podróżniczek,
  • zilrīklīte,
  • modra taščica,
  • Варакушка,
  • オガワコマドリ,
  • 蓝喉歌鸲,
  • นกคอมรกต,
  • 藍喉鴝〔藍喉歌鴝,藍點頦〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate ; Shrubland : Boreal, Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Grassland : Tundra, Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Freshwater Springs and Oases ; Marine Intertidal : Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Aquaculture Ponds, Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels), Canals and Drainage Channels, Ditches

Geographic range

Illustration

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