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Blauwborstje op Texel / Bluetit on Texel Singing colourful bird on Texel Island, The Netherlands Bird,Blauwborstje,Bluethroat,Geotagged,Luscinia svecica,Muscicapidae,Netherlands,Passeriformes,Spring,Texel,The Netherlands,bluetit,colourful bird Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Hi Appie,
    Excellent shot :o) Welcome on the site! If you click on the button "identify species" to the right of the image you can fill in the scientific name (Luscinia svecica) and the photo will be of more use and can be found in more ways. Also, entering a country or better yet geotagging provides more valuable info with the photo.
    Thanks for sharing - Cheers! Arp
    Posted 11 months ago, modified 11 months ago
    1. Thanks Arp, will use that next time Posted 11 months ago
  2. Great photo. Posted 11 months ago
  3. hi Appie, welcome to JungleDragon. Wonderful bird. Posted 11 months ago

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The bluethroat (Luscinia svecica) is a small passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family Turdidae, but is now more generally considered to be an Old World flycatcher, Muscicapidae. It, and similar small European species, are often called chats.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Apr 20, 2017. Captured Apr 1, 2017 09:30 in Mokweg 18, 1797 SB Den Hoorn Texel, Netherlands.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/197s
  • ISO200
  • 420mm