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Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Regulus calendula





credit: FWS


ADULT MALE Has mainly grayish olive-green upperparts, but note the dark wings and two white wing bars; lower one is more pronounced than upper one. Ruby crown patch is only exposed in displaying or agitated birds and is otherwise hidden by grayish olive crown feathers. Underparts are pale olive-gray. ADULT FEMALE Similar to male, but lacks ruby crown patch. JUVENILE Similar to adult female.

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