/ (ˈbluːˌθrəʊt) /
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a small brownish European songbird, Cyanosylvia svecica, related to the thrushes, the male of which has a blue throat: family Muscicapidae
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At Driftwood, a bluethroat was caught on August 28, 1952, in a trap set among willows.Birds Found on the Arctic Slope of Northern Alaska|James W. Bee
The Bluethroat is well named, and having once seen this charming little warbler, it is by its blue throat it will be remembered.Egyptian Birds|Charles Whymper