Whin-Chat, or La Rubetra, L. a bird found on British and commons, during the summer months: it is about five in length; the upper parts of its body being blackish, edged with rufous spots, and the lower extremities, are reddish-white ; but the legs are black.

Whin-chats build their nests early in the spring, near some low bush or stone ; where the female deposits five dusky-white eggs, marked with black spots. - These birds subsist principally on insect-. ; and, when fat, the flavour of their flesh is esteemed equal to that of the Ortolan.