REGULIDAE Vigors, 1825 Nicholas Aylward Vigors. “Observations on the Natural Affinities That Connect the Orders and Families of Birds.” Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 14,pt 3 (1825), 440n. Regulus Cuvier, 1800 Regulus G. Cuvier. Les organes du mouvement. Vol. 1 of Leçons d’anatomie comparée de G. Cuvier, edited by C. Duméril. Paris: Baudouin, … Read more Regulidae


Six species of kinglets occupy the northern hemisphere. The name kinglet is related to a story told in Pliny the Elder‘s Naturalis Historia in which a contest is held between birds where the one that could fly highest would be made king. The eagle was the bird that flew the highest, until a small bird … Read more Kinglets