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Black redstart

Phoenicurus ochruros

Description:

The black redstart is a small passerine bird in the redstart genus Phoenicurus. Like its relatives, it was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family (Turdidae), but is now known to be an Old World flycatcher (Muscicapidae).

Habitat:

Bharatpur - Dec 2014

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Paul Davis
Paul Davis 6 years ago
Black Redstart
Phoenicurus ochruros


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2 Comments

marirs
marirs 6 years ago

Black Redstart it is. Thanks

Paul Davis
Paul Davis 6 years ago

This is the asian form of Black Redstart ,with the orange chest ,rather than the European form with a black chest.

marirs
Spotted by
marirs

Rajasthan, India

Spotted on Dec 26, 2014
Submitted on Dec 31, 2014

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