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Golden-crowned Kinglet
2005-06-09 12:16:43

The Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa) is a very small songbird characterized by their olive-grey upperparts, white underparts, thin bill and short tail. They have white wing bars, a black stripe through the eyes and a yellow crown surrounded by black. The adult male has an orange patch in the middle of the yellow crown. Their breeding habitat is coniferous forests across Canada, the...

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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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