Male Adult Crossbill
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Characteristics
Colouring Red lower, rich red rump, hooked bill
Voice Loud, abrupt calls
Feeds on Seeds of spruce, larch, pine
Flight Strong and direct
Nesting Bush
Social Flocks
Male Adult Crossbill
Male Adult Crossbill
Also Known As ..
Common Crossbill
Red Crossbill
Page Last Updated 14/09/2017 01:50:00
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Passeriformes
Family Fringillidae
Species Loxia curvirostra
Category Finches
StdName Common Crossbill
Vital Statistics
Length 16 to 16 cms
Weight 34 to 38 gms
Wingspan 27 to 30 cms
Lifespan 2 to 5 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Wide
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NANNorth America
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Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Adult Crossbill (Species=Loxia curvirostra / Standard Name=Common Crossbill)