Whitethroat They're not particularly rare, but, for some reason, I had never seen a whitethroat until last week: An aptly named whitethroat (Sylvia communis) in Liverpool last week. Always nice to add a new bird to one's life list. Especially during one's lunch break. Richard Carter, FCD Writer and photographer Richard Carter, FCD is the founder of the Friends of Charles Darwin. He lives in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.Website • Facebook • Twitter • Newsletter • Books View all of Richard Carter, FCD's posts.