European Robin

Erithacus rubecula - Rougegorge familier

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Muscicapidés

  • Genus
    :

    Erithacus

  • Species
    :

    rubecula

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 20 à 22 cm.
  • Weight
    : 16 à 22 g
Longevity

15 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

European Robin (Erithacus rubecula) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

Subspecific information 9 Subspecies

  • Erithacus rubecula melophilus (British Isles)
  • Erithacus rubecula rubecula (continental Europe to Ural Mts., w Turkey, islands in e Atlantic and nw Morocco)
  • Erithacus rubecula superbus (Tenerife I.. c Canary Islands.)
  • Erithacus rubecula marionae (Gran Canaria I.. c Canary Islands.)
  • Erithacus rubecula witherbyi (n Algeria and n Tunisia)
  • Erithacus rubecula valens (s Crimea. s Ukraine.)
  • Erithacus rubecula caucasicus (e Turkey and the Caucasus)
  • Erithacus rubecula hyrcanus (se Azerbaijan and n Iran)
  • Erithacus rubecula tataricus (Ural Mts. and sw Siberia)

Foreign names

  • Rougegorge familier,
  • Petirrojo Europeo,
  • Pisco-de-peito-ruivo,
  • Rotkehlchen,
  • Vörösbegy,
  • Roodborst,
  • Pettirosso comune,
  • Rödhake,
  • Rødstrupe,
  • červienka obyčajná,
  • červenka obecná,
  • Rødhals,
  • punarinta,
  • pit-roig,
  • Glóbrystingur,
  • rudzik,
  • sarkanrīklīte,
  • taščica,
  • Зарянка,
  • ヨーロッパコマドリ,
  • 欧亚鸲,
  • 歐亞歌鴝,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

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

Geographic range

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