Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Kinglets :: Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Sitkan Kinglet, Dusky Kinglet
Old scientific name(s): Corthylio calendula


Atherton, San Mateo County, California, USA - Dec 25, 2002 © Glen Tepke  Lincoln Park, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA - Sep 25, 2006 © Kanae Hirabayashi  Annapolis Royal, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada - Nov, 2005 © Richard Stern  Edinburg Scenic Wetland Trails, Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA - Feb, 2006 © Jesus Fernando Cerra Luna  Victoria, British Columbia, Canada - Oct 26, 2003 © Cynthia A. Shepard 
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Boreal North America;
Fragmented distribution in sw. part of its range;
(1) N. and e. Canada (s. Mackenzie, n. and c. Alberta, n. and c. Saskatchewan to s. Ontario, Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland) and e. United States (c. and ne. Minnesota, ne. Wisconsin, n. Michigan, n. New York, and n. Maine).
Winters in s. United States s. to the West Indies (Bahamas and Cuba) and Central America (Mexico, Guatemala).
(2) Coastal nw. and nc. Alaska to w. Canada (c. Yukon, and nw. Mackenzie s. to British Columbia).
Winters in w. United States (s. California, c. and s. Arizona, sc. New Mexico, and ec. Colorado).
(3) Guadalupe Is. off Mexico.


Miami Whitewater County Park, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA - Apr 7, 2002 Source: William Hull
Description: Bird is moving from branch to branch.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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