Description: Body length 150 mm, tail around 60 mm, wings 65-79 mm, and mass about 20 gr. This is the most beautiful of the nightingales. The wings and rear side of the Bluethroat are dark red-brown, and the tail is dark with reddish spots at root. From forehead on to behind the eyes runs the well-visible whitish brow. In males, the chin head and crop are blue, usually with a rusty rufous or white spot in the center. The blue crop is separated from the white plumage on the breast and belly by the blackish, and then rufous semicircles. Females lack the blue and rufous in the breast and throat, having it replaced by whitish plumage.

Habitat: It nests in bush thickets along rivers, lakes, and in ravines.

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