Siberian Rubythroat

Scientific Name: Luscinia calliope
Common Name: Siberian Rubythroat

Identifying Features: brown body, red throat in males, black tail

Fun Facts:

  • The Siberian rubythroat and similar small European species are often called chats.
  • Calliope, from classical Greek meaning beautiful-voiced, was one of the muses in Greek mythology and presided over eloquence and heroic poetry.


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