The Golden-crowned Kinglet have small fear of man and it is easy to approach near enough to hear their thin ti-ti or see their golden-crown. In proportion to its size, Golden-crowned Kinglet lays a larger number of eggs than any other of our birds, as many as 9 or 10 white, brown-marked eggs being laid in their pensile, mossy nest in the latter part of May.
The Golden-crowned Kinglet is a very small, olive-green bird with a red and yellow crown-patch in the male and a yellow crown-patch in the female.
The female Golden-crowned Kinglet has a yellow crown-patch.
The juvenile Golden-crowned Kinglet has a yellow crown-patch similar to the females.
Beats wings several times then folds them. The Golden-crowned Kinglet flies in a rollercoaster type flight pattern.
Population and distribution.
Golden-crowned Kinglet nests from northern New England northward and, in the Alleghanies, south to North Carolina.