Species Details

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Siberian Rubythroat Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Calliope pectardens
Family : Muscicapidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Bushes
Description : The Siberian Rubythroat is a small passerine whose male is visibly different from the female (length 15 cm, weight 22 g, wing 7.5 cm, bill 1.6 cm, tarsus 2.8 cm, tail 6 cm approximately). The male is olive-brown above and pale buffish-brown to whitish below. It has outstanding white supercilium, black lore, white moustachial stripe, ruby-red throat, black line on the sides of the chin, white malar stripe, olive-brown breast and flanks and whitish belly. The female lacks the ruby-red throat of the male. Its throat is white or pink. It feeds mainly on insects and insect larvae
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Sharmin Rahman,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;photo credit: Jonathan Meyer(www.inaturalist.org/people/ Jonathan Meyer),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Frank Lambert(www.xeno-canto.org/Frank Lambert), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.