IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern
A boldly patterned warbler of second growth woods, the American Redstart frequently flashes its orange and black wings and tail to flush insect prey from foliage.
Song variable; series of high notes, some with accented ending note. "Wee-see, wee-see, wee-see." Most characteristic is "tsee, tsee, tsee, tsee, tsway."