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Moussiers Redstart
2008-06-13 22:46:20

The Moussier's Redstart (Phoenicurus moussieri), is a small passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family (Turdidae), but is now more generally considered to be an Old World flycatcher (Muscicapidae). It is an endemic resident breeder in the Atlas Mountains of northwest Africa. Its habitat is open woodland in rocky areas up to 1800 ft altitude in the mountains. Its...

White-winged Redstart
2008-06-13 22:44:58

The White-winged Redstart (Phoenicurus erythrogastrus), is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is found in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bhutan, China, Georgia, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Photo Copyright and Credit

Daurian Redstart
2008-06-13 22:43:55

The Daurian Redstart (Phoenicurus auroreus), is a fairly common bird in East Asia, ranging eastward from Mongolia and the Himalayas. There are two subspecies, both of which are migratory. P. a. auroreus winters in Korea, Japan, southeast coastal China and Taiwan, and P. a. leucopterus in northern India and parts of Southeast Asia. Daurian Redstarts favor open forests, forest edges, agricultural...

Hodgsons Redstart
2008-06-13 22:42:36

The Hodgson's Redstart (Phoenicurus hodgsoni), is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is found in Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, and Nepal. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. Photo Copyright and Credit

Common Redstart
2008-06-13 22:41:34

The Common Redstart or Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus), is a summer visitor in Europe. Its winter quarters are in north Africa. The Redstart is common in Great Britain but in Ireland it is very local. It is a bird of the woodlands and open park land. The subspecies P. p. samamisicus is found from the Crimean Peninsula through Turkey, the Middle East, and into Central Asia. In many of its...

Blue-fronted Redstart
2008-06-13 22:40:09

The Blue-fronted Redstart (Phoenicurus frontalis), is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is found in Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. Photo Copyright and Credit

Rufous-backed Redstart
2008-06-13 22:38:50

The Rufous-backed Redstart (Phoenicurus erythronotus), also known as Eversmann's Redstart, is a passerine bird belonging to the genus Phoenicurus. It breeds in the mountains of Central Asia and southern Siberia from the Tien Shan range to the Tarbagatay and Altay Mountains and near Lake Baikal. Some birds move downhill for the winter while others, especially in the north-east of the range,...

American Redstart
2005-06-14 12:25:39

The American Redstart, Setophaga ruticilla, is a New World warbler. It breeds in North America across southern Canada and the eastern USA. Being a migratory bird, it winters in Central America, the West Indies and northern South America. It has been spotted in Western Europe on very rare occasions. This species is unrelated to the Old World redstarts, but gets its name from the male's red...

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