Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa (Lichtenstein, 1823)S3B (State watchlist breeder)    Synonyms: GCKI, Golden Kinglet.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Passeriformes   >   Family Regulidae   >   Genus Regulus   

Status:

The Golden-crowned Kinglet is a local breeder in coniferous forests of far western Maryland, but a common spring/fall migrant and wintering species around the state.

Where to find:

Especially fond of coniferous forests. Most easily detected by learning their subtle calls, a series of "tsee" calls, usually around three in a row.

There are 527 records in the project database.

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Golden-crowned Kinglet in Calvert Co., Maryland (3/26/2022). (c) Jenny Glenn, einige Rechte vorbehalten (CC BY-NC). - Jenny Glenn via iNaturalist.

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Golden-crowned Kinglet foraging in Seaside Goldenrod on Assateague Island, Maryland (11/11/2011). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Golden-crowned Kinglet in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (10/22/2012). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A migrant Golden-crowned Kinglet on Assateague Island, Maryland (10/13/2012). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A Golden-crowned Kinglet in Harford Co., Maryland (3/18/2018). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A Golden-crowned Kinglet in Baltimore Co., Maryland (11/11/2018). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

A Golden-crowned Kinglet devours a caterpillar on Assateague Island, Maryland (10/13/2012). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A Golden-crowned Kinglet in Dorchester Co., Maryland (11/20/2013). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A Golden-crowned Kinglet in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (11/21/2018). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Golden-crowned Kinglet in Calvert Co., Maryland (12/10/2021). (c) rosalie-rick, all rights reserved. Photo by rosalie-rick via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Golden-crowned Kinglet in Catonsville, Maryland (11/18/2013). Photo by Jon Corcoran. (MBP list)

A Golden-crowned Kinglet in Baltimore Co., Maryland (12/5/2018). Photo by Andrew Clemens. (MBP list)

Golden-crowned Kinglet in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/31/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Golden-crowned Kinglet in Harford Co., Maryland (1/6/2013). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Golden-crowned Kinglet in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/31/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Golden-crowned Kinglet in Dorchester Co., Maryland (11/20/2013). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

Golden-crowned Kinglet in Baltimore City, Maryland (9/30/2008). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Golden-crowned Kinglet in Prince George's Co., Maryland (10/13/2016). Photo by Andrew Clemens. (MBP list)

A Golden-crowned Kinglet in Worcester Co., Maryland (11/10/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Golden-crowned Kinglet in Montgomery Co., Maryland (1/2/2011). (c) peterlos, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by peterlos via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Golden-crowned Kinglet in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (11/4/2012). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Golden-crowned Kinglet in Baltimore Co., Maryland (12/22/2020). (c) Emily L. Stanley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

Golden-crowned Kinglet in Montgomery Co., Maryland (1/12/2021). (c) Ed Hass, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Ed Hass via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Golden-crowned Kinglet in Howard Co., Maryland (11/23/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Golden-crowned Kinglet in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/23/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Golden-crowned Kinglet in Montgomery Co., Maryland (1/31/2016). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Golden-crowned Kinglet in Cecil Co., Maryland (2/5/2021). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Golden-crowned Kinglet found on Assateague Island, Worcester Co., Maryland (11/5/2011). Photo by Mikey Lutmerding. (MBP list)

A fledgling Golden-crowned Kinglet in Garrett Co., Maryland (8/4/2012). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

Golden-crowned Kinglets feeding in Seaside Goldenrod on Assateague Island, Worcester Co., Maryland (11/10/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Golden-crowned Kinglet in Garrett Co., Maryland (10/1/2021). (c) Alina Martin, all rights reserved. Photo by Alina Martin via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Golden-crowned Kinglet in Garrett Co., Maryland (10/1/2021). (c) apistopanchax, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Golden-crowned Kinglet in Garrett Co., Maryland (10/22/2021). (c) apistopanchax, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Golden-crowned Kinglet in Garrett Co., Maryland (10/22/2021). (c) apistopanchax, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Golden-crowned Kinglet in Baltimore Co., Maryland (10/23/2021). (c) wvong, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by wvong via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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