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14â€“16 cm (5Â½-6 in)
Females lack the brightly coloured throat and borders
Formerly placed in genus Luscinia.
Mixed coniferous forest and forest edges with undergrowth; also marshes, reeds, coastal scrub, paddyfields and suburbs.
They nest near the ground.
They forage on the ground; the diet consists mostly of insects such as flies, ants and beetles and their larva. They will also take berries and other plant matter.
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