Firecrest
Regulus ignicapilla
(L 3.5" WS 5.1-6.3"
Wt 0.14-0.25 oz)
In the kinglet family, Regulidae
...throughout Europe extending
into west Asia and north Africa.
Pirin Mountains
Bulgaria
14May2015
Ignicappilla means fire hair.
From branch to branch, light firecrest.
Eager eyes drunk with wonder.
You conquered its variegated summit.
(Giuseppe Ungaretti)