Painted Redstart Identification

Adult Description

  • Small songbird.
  • Black above.
  • Large white patches on wings.
  • Red lower breast and belly.
  • White outer tail feathers.

Immature Description

Similar to adult, but belly entirely black, not red.
Relative Size

Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 5.1-5.9 in (13-15 cm)
    • Weight: 0.3-0.4 oz (8-11 g)
    • Wingspan: 8.3 in (21 cm)