Common Redstart

photo by Thomas Kraft

Scientific classification

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Muscicapidae

Subfamily

Phoenicurus

Species

phoenicurus

Appearance

* Small bird with grey upperparts and generally reddish-brown underparts (male). The female has a pale brown plumage
* Black face with white forehead, whitish belly and reddish-brown tail
* Size: about 14 cm

Habitat

Forests, parks and gardens, also in urban areas

Countries

Africa
Asia
Europe

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