🦉 The bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)
📚 Luscinia (lat.) Nightingale
📚 svecica suecicus (lat.) Swedish; the name svecica, according to the history of the description, is not a toponym, but is given for the color of the male's chest:
Olof Rudbeck junior, Swedish botanist and birdwatcher, mentor to Carl Linnaeus,
having discovered the bluethroat in 1695 in Lapland, he gave it the name Avis Carolina in honor of the Swedish king Charles XI and the blue-yellow Swedish flag (in those days the yellow color on the flag was more reddish), and K. Linnaeus in 1758, when the absolute power of the monarchy in Sweden was no longer, considered the name svecica more correct than carolina (Jobling, 2010)
First, I meet these birds in a neighboring region in the steppes. And then, after a week or two weeks, they fly to my city. It's strange that it's so late.
To be honest, I would call this bird a "storyteller" because this funny nightingale collects the voices of birds from everywhere and then inserts them into his songs. And thus, you can find out what birds he saw or heard.
This friend in the photo was in the bushes by the river, singing a song, but hiding inside the bush. I turned on the voices of these birds on the speaker, and then he ran out from the inside and began to sing demonstratively that his voice is better.