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Siberian Rubythroat

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About the Siberian Rubythroat

Also known as: Common Rubythroat, Kamchatka Nightingale, Rubythroat

The Siberian Rubythroat is a small species of songbird in the flycatcher family. These little passerine birds are migratory, spending the breeding season across parts of Siberia and wintering in Southeast Asia.

Siberian Rubythroats are named for the bright red throat feathers on male birds. The red constrasts with a thin black outline and white borders, making this little bird very attractive. Females lack these strong markings.

The population trend for the Siberian Rubythroat is stable and the conservation status is Least Concern as of November 2013.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 14 November 2013
Scientific Name Luscinia calliope
  • Passeriformes
  • Muscicapidae
  • Luscinia
  • L. calliope
Birdorable Family Thrushes & Mimids
Conservation Status Least Concern
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
(as of 29 July 2017)
Units: Imperial Metric
5.9 inches
9.8 inches
.7 ounces

International Names

  • 红喉歌鸲 (Chinese)
  • slavík Kaliopin (Czech)
  • Rubinnattergal (Danish)
  • Roodkeelnachtegaal (Dutch)
  • rubiinisatakieli (Finnish)
  • Rossignol calliope (French)
  • Rubinkehlchen (German)
  • Calliope siberiana (Italian)
  • ノゴマ [nogoma] (Japanese)
  • 진홍가슴 (Korean)
  • Rubinstrupe (Norwegian)
  • slowik rubinowy (Polish)
  • Соловей-красношейка (Russian)
  • Ruiseñor Calíope (Spanish)
  • Rubinnäktergal (Swedish)