Tag: Regulus regulus

Fat reserves and moult-migration overlap in goldcrests, Regulus regulus-A trade-off?

Goldcrest (Regulus regulus) Science Article 1 abstract Moult and migration are both recognised as highly energy-demanding activities of birds. I studied moult-migration overlap in migrating goldcrests Regulus regulus to see whether birds might be trading these activities off against each other. I found that in both sexes the size of subcutaneous fat reserves were greater […]

Goldcrest (Regulus regulus)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Regulidae | [latin] Regulus regulus | [UK] Goldcrest | [FR] Roitelet huppe | [DE] Winter-Goldhahnchen | [ES] Reyezuelo Sencillo | [NL] Goudhaantje Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Regulus regulus EU widespread Regulus regulus azoricus Regulus regulus buturlini Regulus regulus coatsi Regulus regulus ellenthalerae Regulus […]