A very small passerine bird, Regulus regulus, that breeds in Eurasia.
A very small passerine bird, Regulus ignicapillus, that breeds in Eurasia.
The European golden-crested kinglet (Regulus cristatus, or Regulus regulus); - called also golden-crested wren, and golden wren. The name is also sometimes applied to the American golden-crested kinglet. See Kinglet.
A small European kinglet (Regulus ignicapillus), having a bright red crest; - called also fire-crested wren.
European kinglet with a black-bordered yellow crown patch
The goldcrest (Regulus regulus) is a very small passerine bird in the kinglet family. Its colourful golden crest feathers, as well as being called the in European folklore, gives rise to its English and scientific names.
‘king of the birds’;