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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.
Habitat
Ruby-crowned Kinglets breed in tall, dense conifer forests such as spruce, fir, and tamarack.
Location
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
Supporter
A lovely composition KC "We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars".
 
Opus Editor
Supporter
KC, your image was used today, 20 February 2021, to help illustrate the Ruby-crowned Kinglet article in Opus.

Thank you for your generosity in sharing this with us.

Barney
 

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