Nicolas Martinez, Bernd Nicolai and Vincent van der Spek

Abstract An analysis of 121 wild Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros x Common Redstart P. phoenicurus hybrids from Europe and North Africa is presented, with an overview of distribution, phenology, habitat, biometrics, phenotypes and vocalisations. Records of hybrid redstarts have increased markedly over the past 30 years. Such birds show an


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