March 22, 2013

Ruby crowned kinglet

Ruby crowned kinglet by ricmcarthur
Ruby crowned kinglet, a photo by ricmcarthur on Flickr.
You rarely see the ruby crown on this bird. It only shows when the bird is excited about something.
It is a small bird about 4 1/4 inches long and has a stuby tail.
This one came into our small water feature for a quick drink.

regulus calendula

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