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Golden-fronted Redstart Myioborus ornatus

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The Golden-fronted Redstart is a beautiful warbler of the Andes of Colombia and Venezuela.  The species is dark gray above and yellow below with a yellow face and black hindcrown, a thin white ear patch, and a black tail with white outer rectrices.  It is common in montane forest and edge habitats from 2400-3400 meters in elevation, where it forages in small flocks on insects near the ground.  Golden-fronted Redstart is one of a number of allospecies of Myioborus "whitestarts", replaced to the north in the Andes by White-fronted Redstart (M. albifrons) and to the south by Spectacled Redstart (M. melanocephalus).

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Recommended Citation

Golden-fronted Redstart (Myioborus ornatus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/gofred1