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Ruby-crowned Kinglet - Regulus calendula

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.

Common Names

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 & 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.

Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)

tadoussac - May 21, 2018

NIKON D500; 300.0 mm f/4.0; Focal Length 420mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f11.0; Iso 1100;
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Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)

tadoussac - May 20, 2018

NIKON D500; 300.0 mm f/4.0; Focal Length 420mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f5.6; Iso 280;
khm-20180520-1633-1526819617