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 Red crossbill - Species - ebird.org Red crossbill - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Red crossbill - Species - animaldiversity.org Red crossbill - Species - thespruce.com Red crossbill - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org Additional Material... Red crossbill - Images - google.com Red crossbill - Video - youtube.com Red crossbill - Datazone - birdlife.org