Goldcrest Animal Pictures
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Two fledgling goldcrests on the ground begging for food
Goldcrests lay between 9 and 12 eggs. Their chicks fledge between 17 to 22 days after hatching.
The smallest bird in Europe, the Goldcrest, Regulus regulus, or golden-crested kinglet.
Female goldcrest perched on a conifer branch
Goldcrest with a raised crest perched on a bare branch
Goldcrest with raised crest displaying its golden crest feathers
Goldcrest hanging upside down from a conifer branch
Goldcrests have three forward-facing toes and one that points back, which facilitates perching.