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Bluethroat - Luscinia svecica

Pictures - John Foss

The size of a robin, the male Bluethroat displays a beautiful iridescent blue and red bib which makes it unmistakable. By contrast, the female has a rather dull cream and black bib. Bluethroats feed on insects and berries. The specimen on this page was photographed in scrubland at Cabanas De Tavira.

Bluethroat

 

Bluethroat

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