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American redstart (female)
Setophaga ruticilla

Size: 5.25 inches
Overall Color: gray and yellowish
Occurrence: deciduous and mixed woodlands
Diet: insects, seeds, berries
Nest: cup in small tree or shrub
Field Identification: olive gray above, yellow patches on wings sides and tail, white and yellow underneath
Season: summer

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: passeriformes
Family: 78 Parulidae (wood warblers)
Genus: Setophaga
Species: ruticilla

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