A Conversation for French Birds 1: Rouge-gorge

red throat

Post 1

paulh, the apocalypse is coming, it's just late

It's funny how an animal or bird can be named for a relatively small part of its anatomy.
a red throat (bird)
redskin (human)
duck-billed platypus (do any of them not have duck-like bills?)
black-footed ferret
long-necked antelope


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Post 2

Caiman raptor elk - Escaping the Array

We call it a "roodborstje" here (red breast, rood pronounced as road in English). Slightly more than just the throat, but I see your point.

Like the picture


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Post 3

paulh, the apocalypse is coming, it's just late

The American robin is a thrush. The European one is a "Flycatcher thrush." Different families, but similar in appearance (but not size), and similar diet and habitats.


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Post 4

Caiman raptor elk - Escaping the Array

Not to forget the reliant robin, which is a three wheeled disaster from the past. (Not family of either)


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Post 5

Dmitri Gheorgheni - Post Editor

smiley - rofl I've always been fascinated by those.


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Post 6

paulh, the apocalypse is coming, it's just late

Some of their cars (like the Kitten) had four wheels, not three. But parts are still made for some models.


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