Ruby-crowned Kinglet Images, Facts and Information:
- 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.
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