American Redstart

American Redstart
Photo © Don DesJardin
American Redstart Information

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
Calls of the American Redstart
Range Maps:
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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