Bird Tweet of the Week: Ruby-Crowned Kinglet

Despite its name, that implies to the Kinglet as “little” or “petty”, the female of this tiny songbird can lay up to 12 eggs. As for the male, it will chase away predators many times his size.

Ruby-Crowned Kinglet

Ruby-Crowned Kinglet

Each week we introduce a new bird from the Ottawa-Gatineau area. Alex MacDonald, Nature Canada’s Manager of Protected Areas, shares interesting facts about the birds that live in our communities. Catch up on past episodes here on our website.