American Redstart

Setophaga ruticilla

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Wood-Warblers (Parulidae)

Code 4

AMRE

Code 6

SETRUT

ITIS

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HEAD

American Redstart Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brown to olive brown or dark brown.
  • Head Pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

American Redstart Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 11-14 cm (4.5-5.5 in)
  • Weight: 9 g (0.3 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Orange, Black, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Black with white belly and undertail coverts.
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

American Redstart Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Weak flight on rapidly beating wings.
  • Wingspan Range: 20 cm (8 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail Shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black with orange patches.
  • Under Tail: Black with orange patches.
  • Leg Color: Black
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