Black Redstart

Scientific Name: Phoenicurus ochruros
Common Name: Black Redstart
Other Name: Tithy's redstart, Blackstart, Black redtail

Identifying Features: dark grey to black upperparts, black breast, reddish-brown tail, black beak and legs

Fun Facts:

  • The black redstart is socially monogamous. A male pairs with a female to rear young, guards her against other males, and mates with other females.
  •  The male has a rattling song and a tick call.


This image was clicked by Norman Westvia Flickr.

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