White-winged Redstart Phoenicurus erythrogastrus

White-winged Redstart
White-winged Redstart
The White-winged Redstart, also known as Guldenstadt's Redstart, lives at high altitude in mountains of southwest and Central Asia.
White-winged Redstart
White-winged Redstart
White-winged Redstart
Shown is the male with black face and white crown. That shown is the Central Asian subspecies, P. e. grandis -- photos taken by Alexandra Makhnina in Kazakhstan. The nominal subspecies P. e. erythrogastrus breeds mainly in the Caucasus.
White-winged Redstart
White-winged Redstart
White-winged Redstart
The red "start", an old English word for tail.
White-winged Redstart
White-winged Redstart
White-winged Redstart
The photos shown are of a male. The female is similar to the female Common Redstart.