White-winged Crossbill – 2009

(Photos from 2012-2013 irruption HERE.)
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Lower mandible of bill on female (Photo 12, left) crosses to right and male (Photo 13, right) crosses to left.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology: "White-winged Crossbills with lower mandibles crossing to the right are
approximately three times more common than those with lower mandibles crossing to the left."
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Photo 1: Centennial Park, February 11, 2009, Mark Hoffman. Photo 2: Centennial Park, February 7, 2009, Jeff Culler. Photo 3: Jenning Chapel Road, February 25, 2009, Bill Hill. Photo 4: Jenning Chapel Road, January 26, 2009, Nico Sarbanes. Photo 5: Jenning Chapel Road, January 25, 2009, Nico Sarbanes. Photo 6: Centennial Park, February 11, 2009, Bill Hubick. Photo 7: Centennial Park, February 8, 2009, Kurt Schwarz. Photo 8: Jenning Chapel Road, January 25, 2009, Jeff Culler, Photo 9: Centennial Park, February 8, Dave Harvey. Photo 10: Centennial Park, February 8, 2009, Dave Harvey. Photo 11: Centennial Park, January 25, 2009, June Tveekrem. Photo 12: Centennial Park, February 7, 2009, Jeff Culler. Photo 13: Centennial Park, January 25, 2009, June Tveekrem. Photo 14: Owen Brown (Columbia), November 1, 2001, Bob Solem. Photos 15, 16 & 17, Centennial Park, March 1, 2009, Mark Hoffman. Jo Solem sponsored all photos by those who are not Howard County Bird Club members.