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red crossbill, common crossbill (Loxia curvirostra)
Subject: red crossbill, common crossbill (Loxia curvirostra)
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red crossbill, common crossbill (Loxia curvirostra)

Loxia curvirostra
Source/Photographer Iconographia Zoologica
Old Latin name Loxia curvirostra
New Latin name Loxia curvirostra
Common name Nederlands: Kruisbek

The red crossbill (Loxia curvirostra) 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.

Scientific Name: Loxia curvirostra Linnaeus, 1758
Common Names: Red Crossbill, Crossbill, Common Crossbill
French: Bec-croisé des sapins, bec-croisé des sapins German: Fichtenkreuzschnabel Spanish: Piquituerto Común, Picotuerto rojo
Taxonomy: Loxia curvirostra Linnaeus, 1758, Sweden.

common crossbill
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