Regulus calendula
Kinglet King"let, n. 1. A little king; a weak or insignificant king. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of small singing birds of the genus {Regulus} and family {Sylviid[ae]}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The golden-crowned kinglet ({Regulus satrapa}), and the rubycrowned kinglet ({Regulus calendula}), are the most common American species. The common English kinglet ({Regulus cristatus}) is also called {golden-crested wren}, {moonie}, and {marigold finch}. The kinglets are often popularly called {wrens}, both in America and England.


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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