Common Nightingale

Luscinia megarhynchos - Rossignol philomèle

Rossignol philomèle
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Muscicapidés

  • Genus
    :

    Luscinia

  • Species
    :

    megarhynchos

Descriptor

Brehm, CL, 1831

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 18 à 27 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Common Nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Luscinia megarhynchos megarhynchos (w and c Europe to c Turkey and south to Jordan)
  • Luscinia megarhynchos africana (e Turkey, the Caucasus and n and sw Iran)
  • Luscinia megarhynchos golzii (e Iran to Kazakhstan, sw Mongolia and nw China)

Foreign names

  • Rossignol philomèle,
  • Ruiseñor Común,
  • Rouxinol,
  • Nachtigall,
  • Fülemüle,
  • Nachtegaal,
  • Usignolo comune,
  • Sydnäktergal,
  • Sørnattergal,
  • slávik obyčajný,
  • slavík obecný,
  • Sydlig Nattergal,
  • etelänsatakieli,
  • rossinyol comú,
  • Næturgali,
  • słowik rdzawy,
  • rietumu lakstīgala,
  • slavec,
  • Южный соловей,
  • サヨナキドリ,
  • 新疆歌鸲,
  • 新疆歌鴝,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Shrubland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

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