Definition of bluethroat in English:

bluethroat

Line breaks: blue|throat
Pronunciation: /ˈbluːθrəʊt
 
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noun

  • A songbird resembling the robin, found in northern Eurasia and Alaska. The male has a blue throat with a red or white spot in the centre.
    • Luscinia svecicus, family Turdidae
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    • Furthermore, in bluethroats, European starlings, and blue tits female choice for males with greater UV reflectance appears to favor structural plumage traits.
    • In many passerine species, including bluethroats, male removal results in an overall reduction in food supply.
    • A lost waif and stray of extraordinary beauty turned up in Aberdeen and made the front page of two national newspapers: a bluethroat looking enchantingly like a robin that had been coloured in wrong.

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