crossbill

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Synonyms for crossbill

finch with a bill whose tips cross when closed

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As such, the red crossbill is added to the list of permanent avian residents for Nuevo Leon.
At times, the red crossbill, a bird that feeds only on conifer seeds, may depend solely on Table Mountain pine seeds.
5 Rock wren Salpinctes obsoletus 8 -- -- Unidentified wrens Troglodytidae 8 -- -- Western bluebird Sialia mexicana (a) 8 -- -- Western meadowlark Sternella neglecta (a) 8 -- -- Red crossbill Loxia curvirostraa 8 -- -- Pine siskin Carduelis pinus (a) 8 -- -- Evening grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus (a) 8 -- -- Spotted towhee Pipilio maculatus (a) 8 -- -- Unidentified passerines Passeriformes 9 -- -- Unidentified birds Aves 9 -- -- Other vertebrates Unidentified lizards Iguanidae 11 -- -- Unidentified bats Chiroptera ([greater than or equal to] species) 10 -- -- Unidentified rodents Rodentia 11 -- -- Usually 95% turbid CI Prey (214 surveys) Insects Large wasps -- -- Birds Gadwall Anas strepera 0.
We offered the owl a recently road-killed Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra).
But ''good'' birds included 4 white-winged crossbills, 2 red crossbills, an evening grosbeak, a fox sparrow, 8 winter wrens, a merlin, 7 pileated woodpeckers, 2 saw-whet owls and 2 red-shouldered hawks.
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