Monday, November 8, 2010

Pink Dinosaur #225

Pink Loxia by David Tana
29 –  Loxia leucoptera– this little crossbill is a member of the finch family, known as the white-winged crossbill or two-barred crossbill depending on the region where it is found.  This male has a pinkish color and white wingbars that make is easily distinguishable from other crossbills and finches that live in the same locations.  Image references for illustration from Wikimedia Commons.

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