Male Adult Common Crossbill

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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 Common Crossbill
Male Adult Common Crossbill
Also Known As ..
Red Crossbill
Page Last Updated 9/11/2019 2:20:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Passeriformes
Family Fringillidae
Species Loxia curvirostra
Category Finches
StdName Common Crossbill
Vital Statistics
Length 6.3 to 6.3 ins
Weight 1.2 to 1.3 ozs
Wingspan 10.6 to 11.8 ins
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
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Adult Common Crossbill (Species=Loxia curvirostra / Standard Name=Common Crossbill)