Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)

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.

How To Identify

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.

Where and When to Spot

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

Photography

Photos of this species with information about where, when the photo has been taken; camera, lens used and camera settings.

  • Tadoussac

    Monday, May 21, 2018

    NIKON D500
    300.0 mm f/4.0

    Focal Length 420mm
    Shutter Speed 1/1250s
    Aperture f11.0
    ISO 1100

  • Tadoussac

    Sunday, May 20, 2018

    NIKON D500
    300.0 mm f/4.0

    Focal Length 420mm
    Shutter Speed 1/1000s
    Aperture f5.6
    ISO 280

Taxonomy

Passeriformes
Regulidae
Regulus calendula