Males are slate grey, black and red, females are browny grey with red tails. Two species are present in the Touraine Loire Valley -- Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus (Fr. Rougequeue à front blanc) and Black Redstart P. ochruros (Fr. Rougequeue noir).
|Fledgling on our neighbour's garden wall. The bird has probably come from the nest in our barn.|