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.
- Ruby-crowned Kinglet (en)
- Reyezuelo rubí (es)
- Roitelet à couronne rubis (fr)
- Rubingoldhähnchen (de)
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.