HMS Redstart was a British unarmed coastal minelayer of 498 tons displacement launched in 1938. HMS Redstart had a top speed of 10.5 knots and carried a complement of 24.
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- European songbird with a reddish breast and tail
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A small, handsome European singing bird ( Ruticilla phœnicurus
), allied to the nightingale; -- called also redtail
. The black redstart is
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<zoology> A small, handsome European singing bird (Ruticilla phoenicurus), allied to the nightingale; called also redtail, brantail, fireflirt, firetail. The black redstart is P.tithys. The name is also applied to several other species of Ruticilla amnd allied genera, native of India. ... An American fly-catching warbler (Setophaga ruticilla)
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• (n.) A small, handsome European singing bird (Ruticilla phoenicurus), allied to the nightingale; -- called also redtail, brantail, fireflirt, firetail. The black redstart is P.tithys. The name is also applied to several other species of Ruticilla amnd allied genera, native of India. • (n.) An American fly-catching warbler (Setophaga rut
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any of about 11 bird species of the Old World chat-thrush genus Phoenicurus (family Turdidae), or any of a dozen New World birds of vaguely similar ...
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redstart, common name for an Old World thrush of the genus Phoenicurus, family Turdidae. A small, slender-legged songbird, it is found in woodlands, parks, and heaths. The European redstart, P. phoenicurus, also known as the firetail, breeds as far north as Scotland but winters in Africa. It is red-...
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The redstart (Phoenicura Ruticilla) is a bird of the Sylviadae family. It has a white forehead, black throat, bluish grey back and brown body with a red tail. It is found in Britain during the summer, feeding on worms and insects on garden lawns arriving at the end of April. It nests in holes in walls and hollow trees or garden pots!
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Any bird of the genus Phoenicurus
, a member of the thrush family Muscicapidae, order Passeriformes. It winters in Africa and spends the summer in Eurasia. The American redstart Setophaga ruticulla
belongs to the family Parulidae
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Redstarts are a group of small Old World birds. They were formerly classified in the thrush family (Turdidae), but are now known to be part of the Old World flycatcher family Muscicapidae. They are currently treated in four genera, the true redstarts Phoenicurus, the closely related genera Chaimarrornis and Rhyacornis, and the less closely related
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