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  1. Erithacus, genus Erithacusnoun

    Old World thrushes


  1. Erithacus

    Erithacus (Greek: "robin" (erithacos)) is a genus of passerine bird that contains a single extant species, the European robin (Erithacus rubecula). The Japanese robin and Ryukyu robin were also placed in this genus (as Erithacus akahige and E. komadori), but were moved to the genus Larvivora in 2006.


  1. erithacus

    Erithacus is a genus of birds in the family Muscicapidae, which includes robins. The most widely known species in this genus is Erithacus Rubecula, commonly known as the European Robin.


  1. Erithacus

    The robins are small passerine birds comprising the genus Erithacus. They were formerly classed as members of the thrush family, but now considered to be Old World flycatchers of the chat subfamily. The vernacular name "robin" is also applied to some other chats, as well as certain thrushes and some unrelated songbirds; see Robin#Birds. The three or four species presently placed here are: ⁕European Robin, Erithacus rubecula ⁕Tenerife Robin, Erithacus superbus ⁕Japanese Robin, Erithacus akahige ⁕Ryukyu Robin, Erithacus komadori The two Asian species were formerly considered to be members of the genus Luscinia; apparently, both genera need to be split and rearranged. The European species would then be the only remaining Erithacus, whereas the East Asian species are closely related to some species from the region now classed as Luscinia, for example the Siberian Blue Robin and would form a new genus. These species are stocky small birds with an upright stance and short frequently cocked tail. They have a plain brown back, and a red or black face and breast contrasting with whitish or grey underparts. The females of the Asian species are much duller than the males, but in the European Robin differences between the sexes are minimal and restricted to the shape of the boundary between the red and brown plumage on the forehead.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of erithacus in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of erithacus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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