Ruby-crowned Kinglet Corthylio calendula (Linnaeus, 1766)    Synonyms: RCKI, Regulus calendula.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Passeriformes   >   Family Regulidae   >   Genus Corthylio   

Status:

Common to abundant spring and fall migrant. Winters in Maryland, but at varying levels of abundance between years and regions of the state.

Relationships:

Feed on a variety of invertebrates, as well as some berries.

There are 998 records in the project database.

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A male Ruby-crowned Kinglet at Taylors Island, Dorchester Co., Maryland (1/23/2010). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Howard Co., Maryland (11/21/2019). Photo by Anthony VanSchoor. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Howard Co., Maryland (4/21/2017). Photo by Kevin Heffernan. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Howard Co., Maryland (11/20/2019). Photo by Anthony VanSchoor. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Cecil Co., Maryland (12/26/2015). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/10/2015). Photo by Howard Patterson. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (4/15/2018). Photo by Daniel Irons. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (11/26/2019). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Howard Co., Maryland (10/2/2017). Photo by Anthony VanSchoor. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/19/2017). Photo by Nancy Wyman. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (10/14/2018). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Dorchester Co., Maryland (1/23/2010). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Howard Co., Maryland (10/26/2014). Photo by Kevin Heffernan. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (10/17/2017). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (10/18/2018). Photo by Daniel Irons. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (11/18/2019). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Cecil Co., Maryland (10/31/2022). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

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

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

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/22/2011). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/9/2022). (c) danieltayloroc, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by danieltayloroc via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/16/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Howard Co., Maryland (10/16/2016). Photo by Anthony VanSchoor. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (10/18/2018). Photo by Daniel Irons. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/1/2020). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/15/2023). (c) Jaroslav Holly, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by hollyjaro via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Montgomery Co., Maryland (11/4/2023). (c) Jaroslav Holly, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by hollyjaro via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Baltimore Co., Maryland (10/16/2010). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Harford Co., Maryland (11/6/2022). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet on Assateague Island in Worcester Co., Maryland (11/12/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Worcester Co., Maryland (11/8/2022). (c) danieltayloroc, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by danieltayloroc via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Calvert Co., Maryland (3/3/2021). (c) James Preston Tetlow, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by jamestetlow via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Kent Co., Maryland (11/3/2020). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/28/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Cecil Co., Maryland (10/16/2023). (c) aaronr, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Aaron via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/28/2022). (c) danieltayloroc, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by danieltayloroc via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet at Prime Hook NWR, Delaware (3/2/2008). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Howard Co., Maryland (11/21/2017). Photo by Anthony VanSchoor. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Garrett Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) apistopanchax, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Garrett Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) apistopanchax, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/12/2008). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Garrett Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) apistopanchax, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet being banded in Garrett Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) Alina Martin, all rights reserved. Photo by Alina Martin via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (10/12/2014). Photo by Danny Poet. (MBP list)


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