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

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 195 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 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)

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

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

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet in Worcester Co., Maryland (11/11/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

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

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet on Assateague Island in Worcester Co., Maryland (11/12/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (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 Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (10/12/2014). Photo by Danny Poet. (MBP list)


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