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American Redstart
(Setophaga
ruticilla)

    
        
American Redstart
Information


Length: 4.5 - 5.5"
                                
Breeding Habitat: Open deciduous or mixed woodlands, forest edges, roadside trees, orchards, shrubby edges of streams and ponds, brushy edges

American Redstart
Photo © Don DesJardin
of pastures, parks. Prefers moist, Click to enlarge
second-growth habitats with an
understory of saplings.

Diet: Insects, including caterpillars, beetles, moths, leafhoppers, and flies; spiders; some wild fruits and berries.
 
 
American Redstart ID TipsIdentification tips
for the American Redstart
 
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
American Redstart Breeding Map American Redstart Winter Map USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
 
Additional information:
 
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