Order: Passeriformes Family: Regulidae Status: Vagrant to Madeira
Wingspan: 13 - 16 cm (Hume, 2002)
Total length: 9 - 10 cm (Svensson et al, 2009)
Weight: 5 - 7 g (Hume, 2002)
Breeding: Builds hanging circular nests in bushes, using spider webs interwoven with small branches or moss.
Diet: Takes tiny insects, spiders and moth eggs from foliage.
Madeira local status by Correia-Fagundes et al, 2021: Only 1 record
Conservation status by the IUCN Red List Categories, 2018: Least Concern
Portuguese: Estrelinha-real, Estrelinha-de-cabeça-listada
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