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When you wish upon a star
Ruby-crowned Kinglet even showing a speck of th Ruby crown. Ruby-crowned Kinglets are olive-green birds with a prominent white eyering and white wingbar. This wingbar contrasts with an adjacent blackish bar in the wing. The “ruby crown” of the male is only occasionally visible.
Ruby-crowned Kinglets breed in tall, dense conifer forests such as spruce, fir, and tamarack.
Backyard, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
Date taken
Feb., 2021
Scientific name
Regulus calendula
Equipment used
Nikon D90, SIGMA 80-400/4.5-5.6 DG OS. plus a 1+1/4 extender. Hand held
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LOL Such a lovely title that one KC... and matches the image beautifully.

Well done lass, thanks for showing it to us.
He precious and I do see his little red spot on the tuft of his head. Here it looks as if he is in prayer or in a problem sharing moment. Great capture, KC. Would you believe I have one that is here frequent but those Yellow-rump warblers are always chasing him.
Such a sweet picture and a clever caption. I can see just a hint of the ruby crown. Gorgeous picture KC! TFS!
I wonder what he wished for ... But as I recall, that has to be a secret for the wish to come true ;)

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