The Tenerife Kinglet Regulus teneriffae appears to be a little-studied taxon, despite the fact that its taxonomic status has given rise to much debate. This paper summarises our knowledge of this attractive bird.

ABSTRACT Over the years, the small kinglet Regulus which is endemic to the Canary Islands has been treated both as a subspecies of the Goldcrest R. regulus (e.g. Hartert 1932-38; Banne


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