White-fronted whitestart

The White-fronted Whitestart , or, less accurately, the White-fronted Redstart, is a species of bird in the Parulidae family. It is endemic to forest and woodland in the Andes in western Venezuela. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The White-fronted whitestart is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

White-fronted Whitestart and a pair of Blackish Chat-Tyrants – another Mérida endemic. After lunch we found a spot for both White-capped Dipper and Torrent Tyrannulet and excellent views were had by all. The rest of the day was spent familiarising ourselves with the commoner Andean birds, most of which are extremely beautiful. Thursday 13th January 2005 Weather: Dawned cool, bright and cloudless. Morning sunny, clouding by mid-morning and becoming overcast by midday. Light rain from 6.30pm. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Parulidae
Genus : Myioborus
Species : albifrons
Authority : (Sclater & Salvin, 1871)