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Alternate name: Common Crossbill
Streaked brown overall
Southern Alaska, Manitoba, Quebec, and Newfoundland, south in the west to northern Nicaragua, and in eastern United States to Wisconsin and North Carolina (in mountains). This bird winters irregularly south to the Gulf coast.
Also found in Eurasia.
Twenty-one subspecies are recognized:
They eat insects and the buds and seeds of many shrubs and trees but mainly conifers with not too large cones.
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