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Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a yellow crown: as, the golden-crowned thrush, Siurus auricapillus; the golden-crowned sparrow, Zonotrichia coronata.

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  • While it wasn't possible to verify the exact height of the new statue, there was no doubt that "Christ the King," as the golden-crowned Polish statue is called, cut an imposing sight as it was finally completed.

    Giant Jesus statue completed in Polish town

  • Other birds include the lesser goldfinch and golden-crowned sparrow.

    California Coastal Chaparral Forest and Shrub Province (Bailey)

  • 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.

    Central Appalachian Broadleaf Forest - Coniferous Forest - Meadow Province (Bailey)

  • 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.

    A Year on the Wing

  • Regulus satrapa by Dave Rintoul — golden-crowned kinglet, male, captured at a winter bird-banding site near Ft.

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  • Regulus satrapa – golden-crowned kinglet, male, captured at a winter bird-banding site near Ft.

    The Panda's Thumb: August 2009 Archives

  • One of these species is the golden-crowned flying-fox (Acerodon jubatus).

    Luzon rain forests

  • 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).

    New England-Acadian forests

  • Paul naturally knew all the birdcalls, but said his favorite was the sad little song of the golden-crowned sparrow that sounds like the first three notes of “Three Blind Mice” whistled in a minor key.

    Fool’s Paradise

  • Montane Mindanao is also home to the endangered Greater Mindanao shrew (Crocidura grandis) and the widespread (within the Philippines) but endangered golden-crowned fruit bat (Acerodon jubatus).

    Mindanao montane rain forests

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