Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Kinglets :: Firecrest

Firecrest Regulus ignicapillus

Described by: Temminck (1820)
Alternate common name(s): Eurasian Firecrest, Common Firecrest
Old scientific name(s): Regulus ignicapilla


Vaulx-en-Velin, Rhone, Rhone-Alpes, France - Dec, 1990 © Pascal Dubois 
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Temperate w. Europe, Near East, and n. Africa;
Highly fragmented distribution;
(1) W. Europe from s. England e. to c. Poland and s. Russia, the Carpathian Mountains to Turkey.
(2) W. Caucasus.
(3) Crimea.
(4) Balearic Is. and nw. Africa (Morocco, Algeria, and n. Tunisia).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Frans van der Veen
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Jeff Blincows Sound Gallery
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


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


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