Red Crossbill

Red Crossbill


Literature Red Crossbill
[order] Passeriformes |

Red Crossbill determination[order] Passeriformes | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Loxia curvirostra | [UK] Red Crossbill | [FR] Bec-croisé des sapins | [DE] Fichtenkreuzschnabel | [ES] Piquitureto Común | [IT] Crociere comune | [NL] Kruisbek

Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Loxia curvirostra minor
  2. Loxia curvirostra curvirostra
  3. Loxia curvirostra balearica
  4. Loxia curvirostra corsicana
  5. Loxia curvirostra poliogyna
  6. Loxia curvirostra guillemardi
  7. Loxia curvirostra altaiensis
  8. Loxia curvirostra tianschanica
  9. Loxia curvirostra himalayensis
  10. Loxia curvirostra meridionalis
  11. Loxia curvirostra EU, OR, NA, MA widespread
  12. Loxia curvirostra luzoniensis
  13. Loxia curvirostra mesamericana
  14. Loxia curvirostra pusilla
  15. Loxia curvirostra sitkensis
  16. Loxia curvirostra bendirei
  17. Loxia curvirostra benti
  18. Loxia curvirostra vividior
  19. Loxia curvirostra reai
  20. Loxia curvirostra sinesciuris
  21. Loxia curvirostra grinnelli
  22. Loxia curvirostra stricklandi
  23. Loxia curvirostra japonica


Is the nominate subspecies of the Common Crossbill Loxia c. curvirostra polytypic? I. Morphological differences among years at a single site.
Author(s): Edelaar P. & K. Terpstra 2004
Abstract: The discovery of discrete vocal types of Common Crossbill in Western Europe opens the possibility that the nominate subspecies Loxia c. curvirostra in fact consists of a group of cryptic, vocally differentiated and reproductively isolated sibling spe..[more]..
Source: Ardea 92(1): 93-102
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Population fluctuations of Siskins Carduelis spinus,
Common Crossbills Loxia curvirostra, and Citril Finches
Carduelis citrinella in relationship to flowering intensity
of spruce Picea abies

Author(s): Marc I. Förschler, Lothar Förschler & Ulrich Dorka
Abstract: Annual population abundances from 1992 to 2002 of Siskins Carduelis spinus, Common
Crossbills Loxia curvirostra and Citril Finches Carduelis citrinella were studied in relation
to flowering intensity of spruce Picea abies.We used point countmethod ..[more]..
Source: Ornis Fennica 83:91-96. 2006
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All of Fringillidae

  1. Arctic Redpoll
  2. Carduelis hornemanni
  1. Blue Chaffinch
  2. Fringilla teydea
  1. Brambling
  2. Fringilla montifringilla
  1. Bullfinch
  2. Pyrrhula pyrrhula
  1. Canary
  2. Serinus canaria
  1. Chaffinch
  2. Fringilla coelebs
  1. Citril Finch
  2. Serinus citrinella
  1. Evening Grosbeak
  2. Hesperiphona vespertina
  1. Greenfinch
  2. Carduelis chloris
  1. Hawfinch
  2. Coccothraustes coccothraustes
  1. Lesser Redpoll
  2. Carduelis flammea cabaret
  1. Linnet
  2. Carduelis cannabina
  1. Red Crossbill
  2. Loxia curvirostra
  1. Redpoll
  2. Carduelis flammea
  1. Rosefinch
  2. Carpodacus erythrinus
  1. Serin
  2. Serinus serinus
  1. Siskin
  2. Carduelis spinus
  1. Twite
  2. Carduelis flavirostris
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