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Bluebird Saw this Siberian Blue Robin -Luscinia cyane during a night walk, it was sleeping but got disturbed by me and flew away. Bird,Larvivora cyane,Malaysia,Robin,Sabah,Siberian blue robin,Tawau Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

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Saw this Siberian Blue Robin -Luscinia cyane during a night walk, it was sleeping but got disturbed by me and flew away.

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  1. Can't find what it is, looked at many blue birds, but none have light feet. Posted 4 years ago
    1. Updated, its a Siberian Blue Robin - Luscinia cyane Posted 4 years ago
      1. Excellent! Posted 4 years ago
  2. If I'm not mistaken, this is a male Siberian blue robin (Larvivora cyane). Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks, Thibaud and yes its a Siberian Blue Robin - Larvivora cyane.
      Also got the same ID from another forum :)
      Posted 4 years ago
      1. Happy to help. Lovely photo, by the way, of a species I hope to see someday! Posted 4 years ago
        1. I saw it by chance, during a night walk.

          The birders who joined the expedition trip said Mt Lucia was good for their experience and he even recorded several lifers for himself and that is after he has recorded more than 600 birds for Birds of Borneo to-date.
          Posted 4 years ago
        2. I saw it by chance, during a night walk.

          The birders who joined the expedition trip said Mt Lucia was good for their experience and he even recorded several lifers for himself and that is after he has recorded more than 600 birds for Birds of Borneo to-date.
          Posted 4 years ago

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The Siberian blue robin is a small passerine bird that was formerly classified as a member of the thrush family, ''Turdidae'', but is now more generally considered to belong to the Old World flycatcher family, ''Muscicapidae''. It and similar small European species are often called chats. Recent research suggests that this species and some other East Asian members of ''Luscinia'' should be classified in a new genus, together with the Japanese and Ryūkyū robins. The genus name ''Larvivora'' comes.. more

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Uploaded Feb 10, 2018. Captured Jan 23, 2018 19:51.
  • TG-5
  • f/5.6
  • 1/125s
  • ISO200
  • 12.6mm