Join for FREE
It only takes a minute!
Zeiss - Always on the lookout for something special – Shop now

Welcome to BirdForum.
BirdForum is the net's largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE! You are most welcome to register for an account, which allows you to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.

Personal tools
Main Categories

Eversmann's Redstart

From Opus

(Redirected from Rufous-backed Redstart)


This article is incomplete.
This article is missing one or more sections. You can help the BirdForum Opus by expanding it.

Photo by Seyed Babak Mus Location:  Near to Sarakhs town in NE of Iran
Photo by Seyed Babak Mus
Location: Near to Sarakhs town in NE of Iran

Alternative name: Rufous-backed Redstart

Phoenicurus erythronotus

Contents

[edit] Identification

15-16 cm. Black bill and legs, black mask and grey crown and nape. Rufous back, rump and tail is with darker central feathers. Dark wings with white patches on the scapulars and primary-coverts. Rufous underparts white on the belly and undertail-coverts. Non-breeding and first-winter males males are similar but much duller and browner. Females are mostly grey-brown, with a rufous tail with a dark centre, a pale eye-ring, two buff wingbars and buff edges to the tertials.


[edit] Distribution

Asia and Siberia.

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Habitat

Forest and woodland.

[edit] Behaviour

The diet inlcudes insects, but fruit and seeds are important in winter.

[edit] External Links

Advertisement


Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

Help support BirdForum

Page generated in 0.28193903 seconds with 8 queries
All times are GMT. The time now is 06:05.