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Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula

Flight call description A husky "ji-dit" is given in short flights and may sometimes be used as a flight call.


Fig.1. New York October 1, 1988 (WRE).

Perched bird.



Diurnal calling sequences:

1. New York October 1, 1988 (WRE). Two birds foraging.

2. New Jersey October 26, 1998 (MO). Bird in short flight.


Similar species Distinctive.


Behavior Nocturnal migrant but engages in redetermined migration. Calls regularly while perched and in short diurnal flights. Not known to call in nocturnal migration.