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Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula

Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula

Aves > Passeriformes > Regulidae

Ruby-crowned Kinglet is a very small migratory songbird feeding mostly on insects. It has mostly olive-green plumage with a white ring around the eyes. Males have a red crown which usually is concealed.

Olive-green plumage, a white stripe on the wings amd a white ring around each eye. Male have additionally to these characteristics a red crown which can be concealed though.

I made different observations of this species in Spring (May) in Tadoussac. I haven't seen the species at other places yet.

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