Common Firecrest

Regulus ignicapilla - Roitelet triple-bandeau

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Régulidés

  • Genus
    :

    Regulus

  • Species
    :

    ignicapilla

Descriptor

Temminck, 1820

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 9 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 14 à 16 cm.
  • Weight
    : 5 à 7 g
Longevity

4 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Common Firecrest (Regulus ignicapilla) is a species of bird in the Regulidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Regulus ignicapilla ignicapilla (w, c and s Europe, Asia Minor)
  • Regulus ignicapilla caucasicus (w Caucasus)
  • Regulus ignicapilla tauricus (Crimea)
  • Regulus ignicapilla balearicus (Balearic Is., nw Africa)

Foreign names

  • Roitelet triple-bandeau,
  • Reyezuelo listado,
  • Estrelinha-real,
  • Sommergoldhähnchen,
  • Tüzesfejű királyka,
  • Vuurgoudhaan,
  • Fiorrancino,
  • Brandkronad kungsfågel,
  • Rødtoppfuglekonge,
  • králik ohnivohlavý,
  • králíček ohnivý,
  • Rødtoppet Fuglekonge,
  • tulipäähippiäinen,
  • bruel eurasiàtic,
  • Gullkollur,
  • zniczek (zwyczajny),
  • sārtgalvītis,
  • rdečeglavi kraljiček,
  • Красноголовый королёк,
  • マミジロキクイタダキ,
  • 火冠戴菊,
  • 歐洲火冠戴菊,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Shrubland : Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation

Geographic range

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