Black Redstart,Fuerteventura Nature
The Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros) also known as blackstart or black redtail can be seen on Fuerteventura. This small bird is up to 14.5 centimetres in length with a wingspan of up to 26 centimetres.
The adult male is mostly dark grey to black on the upperparts with a black breast and and an orange-red lower rump and tail. The female is grey to grey-brown overall except for the orange-red lower rump and tail.Share this page