Common Crosbill

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Loxia curvirostra (Σταυρομύτης) with it’s specialized beak structure, is one of the more interesting species of the greek conifer forests.

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His heavy bill with crossed tips is a great tool used to open cones and extracting seeds.

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Status in Europe

6/6/2015

~ by Sterna hirundo on 17/09/2015.

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