(L 6.5" WS 10.5" Wt 0.91 oz)
Can eat up to 3,000
conifer seeds in a day.
THE LEGEND OF THE CROSSBILL
And that bird is called the crossbill;
Covered all with blood so clear,
In the groves of pine it singeth
Songs, like legends, strange to hear.
(Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)