Utah Bird Profile
 Ruby-crowned Kinglet - Regulus calendula

Name Roots: (L. regulus, "little king" - calendus, "glowing" [the crown])

In Utah:   
by Jack Binch

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a conifer at a height of 15-30 (2-100) feet, in a pendant nest. This species is a rare cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an insectivore: upper- and lower-canopy gleaner. During the non-breeding seasons this species is an insectivore: upper and lower-canopy gleaner.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in sub-alpine conifer and mixed conifer habitats.
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