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A female Red Crossbill.
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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I keep getting introduced to new birds every day, thanks Kildale. I've never seen a beak like that.
That bill must come in very handy for extracting the seeds from pine cones.
kinda reminds me of a budgies head....sorta..