13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Red Crossbill

This photo shows a female Red Crossbill that was caught by a bird banding station in Western Nebraska. Unlike the red males that give Red Crossbills their name, females are yellow, but they are just as beautiful.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2014
Date Uploaded: 10.2015
Photo Location: Gering, Nebraska, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3000
Copyright: © Lauren Deriaz