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ZEISS. Discover the fascinating world of birds, and win a birding trip to Columbia

loxia curvirostra

  1. Crossbills


  2. Female red crossbills

    Female red crossbills

  3. Red Crossbill

    Red Crossbill

    Red Crossbills specialize in feeding on Pine Cones. They divide up into wandering populations with distinctive call-notes. These call-types do not map neatly onto described subspecies partly because these nomads have no fixed home breeding range. I made a voice recording which has been...
  4. red crossbill (female)

    red crossbill (female)

    busily feeding on the cones
  5. Red Crossbill male

    Red Crossbill male

  6. Red Crossbill female

    Red Crossbill female

  7. 259- Loxia curvirostra Common Crossbill- 14 décembre 2019.jpg

    259- Loxia curvirostra Common Crossbill- 14 décembre 2019.jpg

    Bec-croisé des sapins - Loxia curvirostra - Common Crossbill
  8. Common crossbill

    Common crossbill

  9. male red crossbill

    male red crossbill

  10. Common crossbills

    Common crossbills

    One more picture of my lovely encounter with these crossbills.
  11. Common crossbill

    Common crossbill

    Met some lovely youngsters today.
  12. Common crossbill

    Common crossbill

  13. Common Crossbill juv.  ♂

    Common Crossbill juv. ♂

  14. Common Crossbill ♂

    Common Crossbill ♂

  15. Common Crossbill / Red Crossbill

    Common Crossbill / Red Crossbill

  16. Red Crossbill yawning

    Red Crossbill yawning

  17. Crossbill male

    Crossbill male

  18. Crossbill female

    Crossbill female

  19. Female Crossbill

    Female Crossbill

  20. Male Crossbill

    Male Crossbill

  21. Crossbills


  22. Male Crossbill

    Male Crossbill

  23. Another female Crossbill

    Another female Crossbill

    This one in breeding plumage, interesting to see that this one's bill is crossed the opposite way to the one I posted yesterday Wikipedia says "The mechanism by which the bill-crossing (which usually, but not always, occurs in a 1:1 frequency of left-crossing or right-crossing morphs) is...
  24. Female Crossbill

    Female Crossbill

  25. Crossbill male

    Crossbill male

    Big thanks to JR for the tipoff, thanks mate!