Related to our Painted Redstart but not quite as showy, this warbler is very widespread in the American tropics. Throughout its extensive range it is a bird of forests in the foothills and mountains. The Slate-throated Redstart has wandered north from Mexico into the American Southwest only a few times, mostly in spring.
Illustration © David Allen Sibley.
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Text © Kenn Kaufman, adapted from
Lives of North American Birds
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Songs and CallsSong a variable, usually loose set of sweet notes, sometimes falling or rising in pitch or with accented ending. Call a sweet, quick tik.
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