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Rufous-backed Redstart

Phoenicurus erythronotus

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Stunning male has black mask, silvery cap, white wing patches, and bright orange back and underparts. Female is grayish-brown with paler underparts, fainter wingbars, a rufous tail, and a weak eye-ring. Found in forest clearings and edges, as well as open rocky areas such as scrub and meadows. Like many other redstarts, often perches quite prominently on exposed perches.

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