Sunday, January 06, 2019

Common Crossbills

after almost two years with hardly any records of crossbills in the forest today was chip chip magedon with at least 20 birds in song and display flights -- surely they have not skulked undetected all winter and just appeared? more likely they are already on the move and looking for a suitable breeding cone crop -- the first time I have had the chance to photograph this species for several years

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