Ruby-crowned Kinglet Images

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Ruby-crowned Kinglet Images 2017-10-08T04:23:56+00:00
Ruby-crowned Kinglet close up on Rabbitbrush

Ruby-crowned Kinglet Images, Facts and Information:

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  • Ruby-crowned Kinglets are tiny, olive-green birds with white eye rings, white wing bars, dark eyes and rounded heads. Males have ruby red crests that are only visible when they are excited.
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglets are migratory although some populations in the West are year round residents who just move to lower elevations during the winter.
  • During the breeding season Ruby-crowned Kinglets are found in the northwestern parts of the U.S. and across Canada in spruce-fir forests, mixed woods and mountain shrub habitat, during the winter and migration they are found in thickets and woods across the country as far south as Mexico.
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglets eat spiders and insects, they will also eat some seeds and fruit.
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglets lay 5 to 12 eggs which hatch in 12 to 14 days. The female incubates and they are monogamous.
  • Groups of Ruby-crowned Kinglets can be called a “castle”, “princedom”, “court” and “dynasty” of kinglets.

I hope you enjoy viewing my Ruby-crowned Kinglet photos.

 

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