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Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Regulus calendula

Description:

This tiny bird is 9 to 11 cm (3.5 to 4.3 in) in length. It is olive to gray above and olive/buffy below. There are two white wingbars and a white eye ring that is broken above and below the eye. The male has a ruby/red to orange crown patch that is often hidden by nearby feathers. The female is similar but without the red crown patch.

Habitat:

Northern coniferous forests in Canada and the US.


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1 Comment

RiekoS
RiekoS 5 years ago

Beautiful.

Gordon Dietzman
Spotted by
Gordon Dietzman

Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA

Lat: 44.98, Long: -93.14

Spotted on May 3, 2014
Submitted on May 4, 2014

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