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loxia curvirostra

  1. Female Crossbill

    Female Crossbill

  2. Male Crossbill

    Male Crossbill

  3. Crossbills

    Crossbills

  4. Male Crossbill

    Male Crossbill

  5. 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...
  6. Female Crossbill

    Female Crossbill

  7. Crossbill male

    Crossbill male

    Big thanks to JR for the tipoff, thanks mate!
  8. Red Crossbill

    Red Crossbill

  9. Red Crossbill

    Red Crossbill

  10. Red Crossbill

    Red Crossbill

  11. Red Crossbill

    Red Crossbill

  12. Red Crossbill

    Red Crossbill

    Not the sharpest shot but the first Crossbill I've ever seen!
  13. Common Crossbill, Loxia curvirostra, Piquituerto Comn

    Common Crossbill, Loxia curvirostra, Piquituerto Comn

    LUIS SITGES http://birdingtrekkingandnaturecom-luis.blogspot.com.es/2014/01/birdwatching-penalara-natural-park.html
  14. Male Crossbill

    Male Crossbill

  15. Crossbill drinking 2

    Crossbill drinking 2

    A female to go with the male I posted earlier
  16. Crossbill drinking

    Crossbill drinking

  17. Xbills

    Xbills

    Still showing well even though paired up and dissipated through the forest
  18. Male Common Crossbill

    Male Common Crossbill

    Feeding on a drab winters day
  19. Common Crossbill

    Common Crossbill

    doing what they do best, prizing out seeds from cones
  20. Common Crossbill

    Common Crossbill

    This was my favourite shot of the ones I bagged, its amazing that these birds get overlooked so often
  21. Common Crossbill

    Common Crossbill

    hard work yesterday but perseverance paid off, when the light had gone behind grey clouds and you're thinking of heading home the unexpected occurs and your given an opportunity, irrespective of the higher iso and shooting wide open, a chance I used.
  22. Male Common Crossbill

    Male Common Crossbill

    These birds are still turning up at this watering hole, wish I could get across again
  23. Female Common Crossbill

    Female Common Crossbill

    about as close as I'm ever likely to get to these birds
  24. Male Common Crossbill

    Male Common Crossbill

    Usual spot sitting upon high
  25. Male Common Crossbill

    Male Common Crossbill

    Cracking birds, best ever view and images of these birds
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