• Oct 25, 2018

to group vorobyinoobrazny, to family mukholovkovy and a genus of nightingales. The Latin name of a birdie – Luscinia Luscinia. Practically all heard singing of a nightingale, but very few people saw it with own eyes as the singer leads a reserved life, avoids people and tries not to catch sight to them.

Nightingale: the description, versions, life in the nature and in bondage the Bird a nightingale belongs to
to group vorobyinoobrazny, to family mukholovkovy and the sort соловьев

Существуют the different types of nightingales called in places of their dwelling, for example, Chinese, east, ordinary, western, southern, etc. The area of their dwelling is rather wide and stretches from countries of Eastern Europe to plains of Western Siberia and to mountains of the North Caucasus. As the nightingale – a migratory bird to winter flies away to East Africa, and the African listeners join ranks of fans of his singing.

Nightingale: the description, versions, life in the nature and in bondage nightingales feed on
In the nature on generally live forage

Appearance and behavior

On a question as the nightingale looks to give the description of the singer very difficult as the birdie so ordinary-looking externally, as nothing to describe. Nevertheless it is known that the size it does not exceed the sizes of a sparrow, and it weighs about 20 g. As a task of a nightingale – to hide, but not to stand out, he is dressed in a military camouflage from brown and greenish plumage, and only on a neck it is possible to see a yellowish spot. Solovushka eyes big, dark and beautiful. During a marriage season coloring practically does not change , and during all seasons the nightingale looks equally, at the same time the coloring of plumage of males and females almost differs in nothing.

By the beginning of June or even slightly earlier birds return to places of nesting, and the first there is a male beginning to mark the territory the loud singing. He sings both in the afternoon, and at night, at the same time ornithologists found out that males who already got couple and just protect the territory, actively sing at dawn and at sunset, but at night are silent. The same who did not get couple so far loudly sing and at night, up to the moment of creation of family.

Nightingale: the description, versions, life in the nature and in bondage

Thus, morning and evening singing of nightingales matters for protection of borders of the site while night serves for attraction of females. To the middle of June nightingale trills already sound everywhere at full capacity. Researchers established that the females hiding in bushes during the day begin to move actively to long distances at night to get acquainted personally with the singers who were pleasant to them and to make the choice. And for one night they manage to visit several potential grooms.

In the nature nightingales eat generally live forage. They eat ant eggs, various insects, caterpillars, larvae, worms, myriapods, mollusks and small spiders. Besides, feathery singers willingly eat ripe berries, especially love elder berries. In house conditions it is possible to feed birds with maggots, grain mixes, grated carrots, crumbs of white crackers and other food.

Main versions (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqRJki0rcwk

Nesting and baby birds

Cup-shaped nests of a bird arrange in roots of trees or bushes or directly on the earth, weaving them out of thin branches, dry foliage, small stalks of a grass and even backs. Builds the house only a female then lays to it eggs. One nightingale nest with a diameter up to 10 cm contains from 4 to 6 brownish colors of eggs which the female hatches during few weeks. All the time of a nasizhivaniye the male loudly sings , however does not take part in a nasizhivaniye.

Nightingale: the description, versions, life in the nature and in bondage

The hatched baby birds of a nightingale are brought up by both parents about 12 days, and nightingales train in singing the children in a nest. It is curious that the real song master the baby bird becomes only if his parents were those and it had an opportunity to study at them, that is the song skill of a nightingale is the skill acquired, but not congenital. It was confirmed with those facts that the baby birds taken from perfectly singing father and who are brought up without his singing sang much worse.

Parents finish feeding fledglings a week more after they leave a nest as those are not able to fly yet and just hide near a nest.

Gallery: bird nightingale (45 photos)

House contents

Among fans of bird's singing two species of nightingales enjoy the greatest popularity: western, or southern, and east. They are caught at the very beginning of spring and the first days keep in the cage with wooden rods covered with light fabric as the bird is very timid. The captive eats flour hearts and live ant dolls at this time. At such contents the bird begins to sing soon and continues the singing up to July. Most of people release after that the captives. If there is a strong wish to leave a bird for the winter, then it is necessary to know that the nightingale can eat not only a live forage, but also substitute carrot mix which can replace gradually ant dolls.

Nightingale: the description, versions, life in the nature and in bondage

Sometimes in big open-air cages contain and successfully make multiple copies the Chinese nightingales who are called still a solar bird. The nest of a nightingale in the form of small basket is strengthened in the open-air cage corner decorated with green plants. On a floor throw hay scraps, plumelets, linen threads and other nested material which birds will bring in a nest.

At selection of couples of males distinguish on singing as females do not sing at all. Safe cultivation of baby birds will require a quiet situation and animal forages.

As is sung by a nightingale (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3XdXnwmAhM

To release birds from prison or not – the choice at everyone, however you should not forget that in the huge world there is a global law of compliance which in any form can be formulated so: that by you in the world it is enclosed, and it will be offered to you. It is quite possible that somewhere in other galaxy some being unknown to us externally similar to a bird, with pleasure will listen to singing of the person sitting in a cage.

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