Golden-Crowned Kinglet — Regulus satrapa

Order Passeriformes
Family Regulidae
Genus Regulus
Species satrapa
Kinglets are tiny olive–gray birds, smaller than most warblers. On this species, note the bright crown patch (orange in the male, yellow in the female) bordered by black and the whitish eyebrow stripe. There are also two white wing bars on both the male and female. They nest in the northern states and Canada in coniferous forests. In winter, they move further south.
Golden-Crowned Kinglet
(CC) BY-SA Benjamin Shirkey, December 2012

Community Contributions

(CC) BY-SA Benjamin Shirkey,
December 2012

Birds of the Arboretum

Yellow Warbler

Yellow Warbler
Photo by Marshall Faintich

Yellow-breasted Chat

Yellow-breasted Chat
Photo by Marshall Faintich

American Goldfinch

American Goldfinch
Photo by Marshall Faintich

American Redstart

American Redstart
Photo by Marshall Faintich