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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Crossbill, White-winged
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Crossbill, White-winged (Local Rarety)
-Loxia leucoptera Gmelin


Adult male: General colouration variable red, scapulars area across back, wings and tail black, the tertials tipped with white; two conspicuous white wing bars; mid-abdomen and flanks greyish, the latter streaked with dusky; under tail coverts blackish with grey margins. Adult female: Wings and tail as in adult male; elsewhere mostly olive green or greyish streaked with dusky, the rump clear yellow; breast and sides washed with yellow and streaked with dusky; rest of under parts grey streaked with dusky.

 


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