American redstart

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Noun1.American redstart - flycatching warbler of eastern North America the male having bright orange on sides and wings and tailAmerican redstart - flycatching warbler of eastern North America the male having bright orange on sides and wings and tail
flycatching warbler - any of numerous American wood warblers that feed on insects caught on the wing
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After the American Redstart bird was spotted in the Isle of Barra, in the Outer Hebrides, the race was on for avid bird watchers to get there and take pictures.
We estimated tree preferences each year for the four most abundant species that had at least 30 observations each year: Yellow-rumped Warbler, American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla), Warbling Vireo (Vireo gilvus), and Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula).
longirostre nymph was removed from an after-hatch year American redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) on May 18, 2005.
The high density of saplings and shrubs in the understory layer of the regrowth forest patches also provided habitat for a high number of understory-associated bird species such as the Kentucky warbler (Oporornis formosus),hooded warbler (Wilsonia citrina), and American redstart (Setophaga ruticilla).
Other birds included a greater-sand plover in Lothian and an American redstart in County Cork.
Population fluctuations in a long-distance Neotropical migrant: demographic evidence for the importance of breeding season events in the American Redstart. Pages 431-442 in J.
Because of his fierce red-orange hair, which he hated and threatened to dye, and did, on more than one occasion, leaving the half-look of his head strangely mottled, as if he had survived scarlet fever, which, in his embarrassment, he sometimes claimed he had, and because he spoke and acted with a certain insect abruptness yet showiness in spite of his childish size, more diminutive each year, and because Timothy is a grass, Tim the diminution, he's become an American Redstart, demonstrative at the tiptop of branches, che-wee, che-wee, che-wee.
He ended up in court after 'grossly overloading' the light aircraft, which he was using to fly the three men to the Isle of Barra, in the Outer Hebrides, where the American Redstart bird had been seen for the first time in 30 years.
Some species in the Parulidae family are among the brightest and most colorful birds found in the United States, such as the glowing yellow prothonotary warbler or the flashy, black-andorange American redstart. The Colima warbler, though, is less inspiring.

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