The Common Crossbill is a small, pine-tree loving bird that lives throughout North America, Europe and Asia in spruce forests. In North America, it is known as the Red Crossbill.
Red Crossbill, Loxia curvirostra, Fringillidae family. Breeds: Alaska, Manitoba, Quebec, Newfoundland, south in west to N Nicaragua, east U.S. To WI & NC (mtns) - also in Eurasia
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White-winged Crossbill: Look close: The upper mandible of this White-winged Crossbill crosses to the left of its lower mandible. Ted Busby found the bird at the Mill of Kintail in Almonte, Ontario.
EUROPEAN BEE EATERS....live in open country in southern Europe, north Africa and western Asia....winter in tropical Africa....measure 10.6 - 11.4 inches long, including the two elongated central tail feathers....can eat around 250 bees a day....before eating its meal it removes the stinger by hitting and rubbing the insect on a hard surface to extract most of the venom
Baglafecht weavers occur in the following countries: Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea