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    Painted Redstart

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    Painted Redstart

    Myioborus pictus
    • ORDER: Passeriformes
    • FAMILY: Parulidae
    Basic Description

    A warbler of surpassing beauty, the Painted Redstart is a specialty of the borderlands of the American Southwest. The only member of its genus that regularly occurs in the United States, it is unique among American warblers for its vocalizations and its conspicuous foraging methods.

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    Other Names
    • Pavito Alas Blancas (Spanish)
    • Paruline à ailes blanches (French)
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