Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
Aves > Passeriformes > Regulidae
Names in different Languages
|French||Roitelet à couronne rubis|
Ruby-crowned Kinglet is a very small migratory songbird feeding mostly on insects. It has olive-green plumage with a white ring around the eyes. Males have a red crown which usually is concealed.
How to Identify
Olive-green plumage, a white stripe on the wings and a white ring around each eye. Male have additionally to these characteristics a red crown which can be concealed though.
Where When to Spot
I saw this species in different places from Spring to Fall. Difficult to spot though as it prefers hiding within the leaves of bushes near the ground.
|2022-10-01||Jardin Botanique de Montréal|
|2021-08-17||Saguenay St. Lawrence Marine Park|
|2019-04-21||Boisé Des Douze|