Crossbills – whatever they are

The group of birds called crossbills are a most interesting group of finches. The top and bottom halves of the beak do, in fact, cross. I did an earlier page on crossbills but the taxonomy is so interesting I thought I’d add to the confusion. There are many populations oof crossbills some called subspecies andContinue reading “Crossbills – whatever they are”

Oregon’s Crossbills

Please consider these images to be copyrighted and contact me for permission to use them. Many birders head for Oregon, especially around the town of Sisters, to tick off an array of woodpeckers. I had this opportunity when a friend had already booked a room and rented a car. The woodpecker list is impressive; White-headed,Continue reading “Oregon’s Crossbills”