Guaiquinima whitestart

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Guaiquinima whitestart
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Parulidae
Genus: Myioborus
Species: M. cardonai
Binomial name
Myioborus cardonai
(Zimmer & Phelps, 1945)

The Guaiquinima whitestart (Myioborus cardonai), also known as the saffron-breasted whitestart, is a species of bird in the Parulidae family. It is endemic to humid highland forests on Cerro Guaiquinima in south-eastern Venezuela. It is sometimes known by the less accurate names Guaiquinima redstart and saffron-breasted redstart. It is threatened by habitat loss.