Thrush nightingale (Luscinia luscinia)

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Thrush nightingale perched on branch
IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern LEAST
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  • Similar in appearance to the common nightingale, the thrush nightingale is a little darker with a mottled breast.
  • The thrush nightingale feeds on berries and insects.
  • The song of the thrush nightingale is much like the famous song of the common nightingale, although its trills are more metallic.
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Thrush nightingale description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderPasseriformes
FamilyMuscicapidae
GenusLuscinia (1)

Information on the thrush nightingale is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Thrush-nightingale.
French
Rossignol progné.
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Thrush nightingale status

Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (March, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Thrush nightingale perched on branch

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