Red crossbill

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Red crossbill – Loxia curvirostra – or Common crossbill is a small resident passerine found widely across the Northern Coniferous Forests of Eurasia and N America. They have the unique feature of having the tips of their bills crossed, which enables them to easily extract the seeds from pine cones. They are of Type -granivore, Family Fringillidae and Order Passeriformes. In the AWB Region it is resident in the N Maghreb states, Turkey, the S Caucasus, NW Iran, S Levant and Cyprus.

Type - granivore - 
Typical Habitat - N Latitudes coniferous forests, 

Order:	Passeriformes
Family:	Fringillidae
Genus:	Loxia

Species - Loxia curvirostra
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