Common Redstarts Phoenicurus phoenicurus have a broad, almost exclusively insectivorous diet. For example, in my own studies in a pine forest at 255 m asl in eastern Bohemia, Czech Republic, between 1994 and 1997, I found the food delivered to nestling Common Redstarts by their parents to consist mainly of sawfly larvae (SymphytaHymenoptera; 26%), spiders (Aran


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