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goldcrest

(ˈɡəʊldˌkrɛst)
n
(Animals) a small Old World warbler, Regulus regulus, having a greenish plumage and a bright yellow-and-black crown
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Noun1.goldcrest - European kinglet with a black-bordered yellow crown patchgoldcrest - European kinglet with a black-bordered yellow crown patch
kinglet - small birds resembling warblers but having some of the habits of titmice
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Translations
Wintergoldhähnchen

goldcrest

[ˈgəʊldkrest] Nreyezuelo m (sencillo)
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goldcrest

[ˈgəʊldˌkrɛst] n (Zool) → regolo
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Goldcrests of course, are natives of our coniferous woodlands, as are those curious birds, crossbills.
They are accompanied by thousands of tiny goldcrests, which are Britain's tiniest birds.
Sightings of goldcrests - the UK's smallest birds - doubled while numbers of long-tailed tits increased by a third.
Goldcrests, long-tailed tits and coal tits significantly increased in the latest survey of birds seen in people's gardens, which took place at the end of January.
Our goldcrests would have been clinging to the branches last weekend.
SMALL garden birds including long-tailed tits, coal tits and goldcrests saw numbers tumble in the big freeze at the beginning of 2010, according to the RSPB's annual Big Garden Birdwatch.
Thousands of birds, including species of wren and goldcrests, are thought to have frozen to death during the heavy snowfall and freezing conditions.
In winter some goldcrests migrate from Scandinavia to Britain and after crossing the North Sea, up to 30 were found roosting at night on the side of the tower on Brownsman Island , huddled in small clusters to keep warm.
Reports of warblers, including goldcrests can be submitted on BirdTrack, the online system run by BTO, RSPB and BirdWatch Ireland (www.birdtrack.net) or you can contact Greg and ask for a form, 01842 750050
There are also nuthatches, wrens, goldcrests, songthrushes, and four species of tits.
TINY goldcrests are arriving from Scandinavia to escape the bitter northern winter.