Black redstart – Phoenicurus ochruros – is a small Eurasian passerine of Type – sallyer, Family Muscicapidae and Order Passeriformes. It has an extensive range across Eurasia from Iberia to Mongolia, and has a complex pattern of resident and migratory populations. In the E and Centre it is migratory but in the W it becomes resident in many isolated areas. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to the North of the region, ie: Turkey, S Caucasus, Iran and the Levant, but in Turkey and the Levant it also becomes resident and a winter visitor. In the N Maghreb states it also become resident and a winter visitor, elsewhere it is a winter visitor to coastal Mauritania, the N African coastal areas of Libya, Egypt, the Nile Valley and the Red Sea coastal areas from SE Egypt to Somaliland.
Type - sallyer - Summer Habitat - cliffs and stony ground in mountainous and hilly areas, farm buildings, Winter Habitat - stony deserts and semi-deserts, Order: Passeriformes Family: Muscicapidae Genus: Phoenicurus Species - Phoenicurus ochruros Black redstart - Species - ebird.org Black redstart - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Black redstart - Species - rspb.org.uk Black redstart - Card - oiseaux-birds.com Black redstart - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org Additional Material... Black redstart - Images - google.com Black redstart - Video - youtube.com Black redstart - Datazone - birdlife.org