White-winged Crossbill

Loxia leucoptera

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Fringilline & Cardueline Finches (Fringillidae)

Code 4

WWCR

Code 6

LOXLEU

ITIS

HEAD

White-winged Crossbill Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Specialized
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to nearly black.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Pink-red.
  • Forehead Color: Pink
  • Nape Color: Pink
  • Throat Color: Pink
  • Cere color: No Data

SPONSORED ADVERTISEMENTS

BODY

White-winged Crossbill Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 15-17 cm (6-6.75 in)
  • Weight: 28 g (1 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Red, Pink
  • Underparts: Pink with brown streaking on flanks and white center belly.
  • Upperparts: Pink with broad black band across back.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

White-winged Crossbill Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift bounding flight with rapidly beating wings alternating with brief periods of wings pulled to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 24-27 cm (9.5-10.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Gray-black
.
Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X