|Species:|| Regulus ignicapillus|
It has the same dimensions of the Goldcrest and a similar coloriation, but has a white supercilium and brighter green upperparts. It has a yellow-orange crown and whitish underparts. Eyes are big and black.
The Firecrest is less tied to conifers than the Goldcrest. It makes a small nest using twigs, straw, moss and cobwebs, and lays about ten eggs in it. It sometimes joins mixed flocks with other passerines in winter. This bird lives in Central-North Europe and breeds in woods, however it is less tied to conifers than the Goldcrest. It is also rarer than the Goldcrest. It eats insects in summer and seeds in winter. Its song resembles the Goldcrest's: a pitched, subtle zi-zi-zi.