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ruby-crowned kinglet

[roo-bee-kround] /ˈru biˌkraʊnd/
noun
1.
an olive-gray, American kinglet, Regulus calendula, the male of which has an erectile, ruby crest.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism
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  • Typical birds found here include western tanager, ruby-crowned kinglet, and mountain chickadee.

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