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White-winged Crossbill Lakewalk Corner of the Lake Duluth MN IMG_1624.jpg

White-winged Crossbills use their crossed mandibles between the spruce cone scales and pry them apart to get at the seeds with their tongue. They often hang upside down like little parrots to access and clip the cones [January; Lakewalk, Corner of the Lake, Duluth, Minnesota]