- n. Plural form of kinglet.
“At upper elevations in extensions of boreal forest, red-breasted nuthatches, black-throated green warblers, golden-crowned warblers, golden-crowned kinglets, and northern juncos forage in red spruce and Fraser fir trees.”
“In October, white-and-golden-crowned sparrows, several races of fox sparrows, hermit thrushes, ruby-crowned kinglets, and Audubon's warblers are present.”
“These tiny 6 g birds have been in North America for eons; fossil remains of kinglets, dated to 400 Ma ka ago, have been found in tar pit deposits in California.”
“These tiny 6 g birds have been in North America for eons; fossil remains of kinglets, dated to 400 ka ago, have been found in tar pit deposits in California.”
“After the bluebirds, wrentits, and kinglets, watching hummingbirds fly flummoxed me the most and made me feel foreign at Topanga.”
“Goldcrests—the smallest European bird similar to golden-crowned kinglets in North America—which share the northern forests with woodcocks and likewise need to get out in winter, were once thought too tiny to manage flight for any distance and certainly not able to survive a crossing of the North Sea.”
“For example, mature northern hardwood stands in New England commonly contain softwoods – usually red spruce, eastern hemlock, or white pine – and as a result they also contain bird species associated with coniferous forests, such as red-breasted nuthatches (Sitta canadensis), golden-crowned kinglets (Regulus satrapa), and northern parula warblers (Parula americana).”
“Coming eventually: agamas, tupuxuarids, fake Chinese turtles, temnospondyls for beginners, kinglets and the passerine supertree, more on sea snakes, anguids, giant eagles and plethodontids, those lost tree frogs, storks and (one day) rhinogradentians.”
“Arabia it is a not uncommon proper name; and as a title it is taken by a host of petty kinglets.”
“This head-gear of office made of pine-apple fibre — Tuckey says grass — costs ten shillings; it is worn by the kinglets, who now distribute it to all the lieges whose fortunes exceed some fifty dollars.”
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