bluethroat definition

  • noun:
    • a tiny Old World passerine bird, Luscinia svecica, the male in springtime having a bright blue throat.
    • A singing bird of northern Europe and Asia (Cyanecula Suecica), associated with the nightingales; -- labeled as additionally blue-throated robin and blue-throated warbler.
    • a tiny sylviine bird associated with genus Cyanecula, inhabiting northern Europe and Asia, and occasionally found in addition in Alaska; a kind of redstart or red-tailed warbler, having an area of rich azure on throat. There are two species or varieties, C. suecica and C. wolfi. Also known as bluebreast and blue-throated redstart.
    • songbird of northern Europe and Asia

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