Goldcrest

Regulus regulus - Roitelet huppé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Régulidés

  • Genus
    :

    Regulus

  • Species
    :

    regulus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 9 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 5 à 7 g
Longevity

7 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Goldcrest (Regulus regulus) is a species of bird in the Regulidae family.

Subspecific information 14 Subspecies

  • Regulus regulus regulus (Europe and w Siberia)
  • Regulus regulus teneriffae (La Gomera and Tenerife. wc Canary Is..)
  • Regulus regulus ellenthalerae (La Palma and El Hierro. w Canary Is..)
  • Regulus regulus azoricus (São Miguel. e Azores.)
  • Regulus regulus sanctaemariae (Santa Maria. se Azores.)
  • Regulus regulus inermis (w and c Azores)
  • Regulus regulus buturlini (Crimea, Asia Minor and the Caucasus area)
  • Regulus regulus hyrcanus (se Azerbaijan and n Iran)
  • Regulus regulus coatsi (sc Siberia)
  • Regulus regulus tristis (Tien Shan Mts.. c Asia.)
  • Regulus regulus himalayensis (e Afghanistan to w Himalayas)
  • Regulus regulus sikkimensis (e Himalayas to nc China)
  • Regulus regulus yunnanensis (c and sc China, ne Myanmar)
  • Regulus regulus japonensis (se Siberia, ne China, Korea and Japan)

Foreign names

  • Roitelet huppé,
  • Reyezuelo sencillo,
  • Estrelinha-de-poupa,
  • Wintergoldhähnchen,
  • Sárgafejű királyka,
  • Goudhaan,
  • Regolo eurasiatico,
  • Kungsfågel,
  • Fuglekonge,
  • králik zlatohlavý,
  • králíček obecný,
  • Fuglekonge,
  • hippiäinen,
  • reietó eurasiàtic,
  • Glókollur,
  • mysikrólik (zwyczajny),
  • zeltgalvītis,
  • rumenoglavi kraljiček,
  • Желтоголовый королёк,
  • キクイタダキ,
  • 戴菊,
  • 戴菊,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Illustration

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Sources of information

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