White-winged Crossbill



Centennial Park
March 1, 2009
Photo by Mark Hoffman

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White-winged Crossbill
Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens
November 30, 2012
Photo by Allen Lewis


White-winged Crossbill
Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens
December 1, 2012
Photo by Kevin Heffernan


White-winged Crossbill
Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens
November 30, 2012
Photo by Bill Hill


White-winged Crossbill
Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens
December 1, 2012
Photo by Kevin Heffernan


White-winged Crossbill
Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens
December 1, 2012
Photo by Kevin Heffernan


White-winged Crossbill
North Laurel
January 7, 2013
Photo by Jim Wilkinson


Lower mandible of bill on female (on left) crosses to right and male (on 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."
White-winged Crossbill White-winged Crossbill
Left: Centennial Park, February 7, 2009, Jeff Culler.
Right: Centennial Park, January 25, 2009, June Tveekrem.



2009 Irruption Year:

Photos in slide show:

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. Photos 15 & 16, Centennial Park, March 1, 2009, Mark Hoffman. Jo Solem sponsored all photos by those who are not Howard County Bird Club members.