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Ruby-crowned Kinglet
(Regulus calendula)

    
        
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
By Nigel on Flickr, CC
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Information

Length: 3.75 - 4.25"

Habitat:
Breeding Habitat: Coniferous forests, mixed forests, bogs.

Winter Habitat: Wide variety, including deciduous woodlands, mixed forests, coniferous forests, thickets, brushy areas, and abandoned fields.

Diet
: In breeding season, mostly small insects such as aphids, scale insects, bark beetles, leafhoppers, and small wasps.

Also, insect larvae, spiders, spider eggs, pseudoscorpions, and tree sap.

In winter, fruit (especially berries) and seeds.

 
 
Ruby-crowned Kinglet ID tipsIdentification tips for Ruby-crowned Kinglet
 
Song and calls of Ruby-crowned Kinglet
 
Range Maps:
 
R-Crowned Kinglet Breeding Map R-Crowned Kinglet Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
 
Additional Information:
 
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Habitat, diet, feeding behavior, nesting, migration, and conservation status of this bird. Includes range map, photos, and songs and calls. (From Audubon Field Guide)
 
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Photo © Robert Royse
 
     
   

 

 


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