Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today

Ruby-crowned kinglet

Regulus calendula

Description:

This is a male ruby-crowned kinglet who was showing off his crown on a day of wet snow. He was upset, which is when they display their crowns (the red feathers atop the head otherwise stay hidden by the other head feathers) - apparently both by a female kinglet who was visiting the suet feeder and by the weather.

Habitat:

Yard in a small town with many trees. He will soon be migrating north for breeding purposes.


No species ID suggestions

North Carolina, USA

Lat: 35.91, Long: -79.06

Spotted on Mar 12, 2018
Submitted on Mar 23, 2018

Related spottings

Goudhaan (Regulus regulus) Goldcrest Goldcrest Goldcrest

Nearby spottings

Eastern towhee Isabella tiger moth Red admiral butterfly Large Paectes moth