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American Redstart
(Setophaga
ruticilla)

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

Diet: Insects, including caterpillars, beetles, moths, leafhoppers, and flies; spiders; some wild fruits and berries.
 
Identification tips for the American Redstart
 
Browse photos of the American Redstart
 
Calls of 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:
 
Animal Diversity Web
Range, habitat, physical description, reproduction, lifespan, behavior, communication, food habits, predation, and conservation status. Includes photos.
 
     
   

 

 


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