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A female Red Crossbill.

Category: My Garden Birds | Posted: Sun Apr 26, 2009 6:23 am

It looks as it would be hard to eat with a bill like the Crossbills have. They stay around as long as there is a good supply of pine cones in the forests. They must drink a lot because of something in the pine seeds, so they visit the garden for water.


Female Red Crossbill. ( photo / image / picture from Kildale's Garden )






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Frank wrote on Sun Apr 26, 2009 8:44 am:


I keep getting introduced to new birds every day, thanks Kildale. I've never seen a beak like that.




 

eileen wrote on Sun Apr 26, 2009 8:53 am:


That bill must come in very handy for extracting the seeds from pine cones.




 

Green_Numb wrote on Sun Apr 26, 2009 2:06 pm:


kinda reminds me of a budgies head....sorta..

nice looking bird..





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