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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"

Breeding Habitat: Coniferous forests, mixed forests, bogs.

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

: 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
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
R-Crowned Kinglet Breeding Map R-Crowned Kinglet Winter Map      USGS
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
Additional Information:
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Photo, description, similar species, sound, range, habitat, food, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status.
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Photo © Robert Royse



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