KINGLET is a tiny, plump bird found in coniferous forest habitat. Kinglets are seen flitting actively from branch to branch in search of INSECTS. The two N American species, the golden-crowned kinglet (Regulus satrapa) and the ruby-crowned kinglet (R. calendula), occur throughout BC. Golden-crowned kinglets are most abundant in the southwest corner of the province, including southeast VANCOUVER ISLAND, year-round. Ruby-crowned kinglets (whose red crown is not always visible) are most common in...

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