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The Red Crossbill is a small passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae, also known as the Common Crossbill in Eurasia. Crossbills have distinctive mandibles, crossed at the tips, which enable them to extract seeds from conifer cones and other fruits.

Adults are often brightly coloured, with red or orange males and green or yellow females, but there is wide variation in colour, beak size and shape, and call types, leading to different classifications of variants, some of which have.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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Uploaded Feb 21, 2015. Captured Feb 21, 2015 09:49 in 82, 1137 Pancharevo, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1250s
  • ISO200
  • 400mm