Scientific Name: Luscinia calliope Common Name: Siberian Rubythroat
Identifying Features: brown body, red throat in males, black tail
- 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.
This image was clicked by Dave Curtis – via Flickr.
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