White-winged Crossbill or Two-barred Crossbill

Range:

Range extends from Alaska, Canada, northernmost USA and across Asia into northeast Europe.

Description:

The upper and lower bill crosses as the tip - hence this bird's common name. Their latin name was drived from the two white wingbars.

Males have a reddish or pinkish plumage.  Females are greener or yellowish.

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White-winged Crossbill or Two-barred Crossbill

White-winged Crossbill or Two-barred Crossbill

Bill Shape
cone
specialized
Eats
apple-slices
fruit
millet
peanut-kernels
safflower
suet
Regions
alabama
alaska
alberta
aleutians
arkansas
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
labrador
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
michigan
minnesota
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new foundland
new hampshire
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
northwest territories
nova scotia
nunavut
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
yukon
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Action
walking
Behavior
flocks
zigzag
Markings
bold
head
tailbands
wingbands
Sounds
clear
staccato
Location
ground dwelling
Habitat
flats
Forests
Color
pink
black
brown
rust
Body Shape
perching
Size
medium
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
finches - fringillidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern