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Phoenicurus is a genus of eleven species of birds in the family Muscicapidae, native to Europe, Asia and Africa. Along with three other closely related genera, they are named redstarts from their orange-red tails ('start' is an old name for a tail). They are small insectivores, the males mostly brightly coloured in various combinations of red, blue, white, and black, the females light brown with a red tail. Recent genetic studies have shown that the genus is not monophyletic, but may be made so by the inclusion within it of two of the other redstart genera Chaimarrornis and Rhyacornis; this conclusion is yet to be taken up by the International Ornithological Congress.
- Przevalski's Redstart, Phoenicurus alaschanicus
- Eversmann's Redstart, Phoenicurus erythronotus
- White-throated Redstart, Phoenicurus schisticeps
- Blue-capped Redstart, Phoenicurus coeruleocephala
- Blue-fronted Redstart, Phoenicurus frontalis
- White-capped Redstart, Phoenicurus leucocephalus
- Plumbeous Water-redstart, Phoenicurus fuliginosa
- Luzon Water-redstart, Phoenicurus bicolor
- Hodgson's Redstart, Phoenicurus hodgsoni
- Gueldenstadt's Redstart, Phoenicurus erythrogastrus
- Daurian Redstart, Phoenicurus auroreus
- Black Redstart, Phoenicurus ochruros
- Moussier's Redstart, Phoenicurus moussieri
- Common Redstart, Phoenicurus phoenicurus
- ^ Hoyo, J. del, et al., eds. (2005). Handbook of the Birds of the World, vol. 10. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. pp. 768–773. ISBN 84-87334-72-5.
- ^ Sangster, G., Alström, P., Forsmark, E., & Olsson, U. (2010). Multi-locus phylogenetic analysis of Old World chats and flycatchers reveals extensive paraphyly at family, subfamily and genus level (Aves: Muscicapidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57: 380–392 Full text
- ^ a b IOC World Bird List Family Muscicapidae
- ^ John H. Boyd III (December 14, 2011). "MUSCICAPOIDEA II: Cinclidae, Turdidae, and Muscicapidae". TiF Checklist. Retrieved 9-08-2020. Check date values in:
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