[ UK /ɹˈɛdstɑːt/ ]
  1. flycatching warbler of eastern North America the male having bright orange on sides and wings and tail
  2. European songbird with a reddish breast and tail; related to Old World robins
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  • Such cavities may later be occupied by great, blue or marsh tits or by redstarts.
  • A black redstart: a bird whose natural habitat is rocky hillsides, but which in Britain is often seen around industrial sites like this one. Birdwatch: Black redstart
  • Female cuckoos bear more allegiance to a particular host, be it redstart or warbler, than do their males.
  • It is an excellent place to watch forktails, redstarts, kingfisher, blackbirds etc.
  • The robin ticks on, bringing the winter around, sending the redstart off, proving Aristotle wrong, proving him right. A Year on the Wing
  • This redstart was quivering its tail on the worn carpet of lichen that covered the top of the stone wall at Kennaby. A Year on the Wing
  • Foraging data were collected from 32 different individual redstarts.
  • Redstarts visit us still with some regularity on their spring and autumn passage migrations, especially along the East Coast.
  • There was a female redstart, a couple of Rüppell's warblers, northern, Cyprus and black-eared wheatears, three woodchat shrikes, chiffchaff, and a tawny pipit.
  • The erithacus (or redbreast) and the so-called redstart change into one another; the former is a winter bird, the latter a summer one, and the difference between them is practically limited to the coloration of their plumage. The History of Animals
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