First record for interior Northern California, the Sierra Nevada and Placer County!
Auburn, Placer Co., CA - May, 2010
Have other photos & video. This species has returned to the Falfurrias Reststop for several years in a row.
The whitestarts are New World warblers in the genus Myioborus. The English name refers to the white outer tail feathers which are a prominent feature of the members of this genus (“start” is an archaic word for “tail”). Confusingly, they are sometimes named as “redstarts”, and the use of these less accurate names is still widespread in Central and North America, while whitestart has gained wider use in South America and is the name recommended by...