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 for golden-crested wren
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Goldcrest \Gold"crest`\ (g[=o]ld"kr[e^]st`), n. (Zool.)
     The European golden-crested kinglet ({Regulus cristatus, or
     Regulus regulus); -- called also golden-crested wren, and
     golden wren. The name is also sometimes applied to the
     American golden-crested kinglet. See Kinglet.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Kinglet \King"let\, n.
     1. A little king; a weak or insignificant king. --Carlyle.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Zool.) Any one of several species of small singing birds
        of the genus Regulus and family Sylviid[ae].
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: The golden-crowned kinglet ({Regulus satrapa), and the
           rubycrowned kinglet ({Regulus calendula), are the most
           common American species. The common English kinglet
           ({Regulus cristatus) is also called golden-crested
           wren, moonie, and marigold finch. The kinglets are
           often popularly called wrens, both in America and
           England.

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