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Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Regulus calendula

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Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

Lovely, sweet picture! And you have lots of nice bird pictures; thanks for your spottings.

andyarct
andyarct 9 years ago

I guess that makes sense Liam. Other than the feet, the blueish color had me thinking it was something else, but now I think it's just the way the lighting was that day. Thanks!

Liam
Liam 9 years ago

Ruby-crowned Kinglets (Regulus calendula) can be mistaken for Hutton's Vireo (Vireo huttoni), which look very similar. However, I think this is a Ruby-crowned Kinglet based on the small bill and pale feet, as well as the bright green on the primaries. The feet aren't actually black, if you look closely. I think the color is just worn.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Sweet ,,

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 9 years ago

A lovely picture of a real sweetie. Those legs look so fragile !!

andyarct
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andyarct

Arcata, California, USA

Spotted on Mar 7, 2012
Submitted on Mar 9, 2012

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