Birds of the southern taiga of western Siberia - song and habitat around Tomsk

Loxia curvirostra 
-  Crossbill - Клест-еловик  - Kruisbek   -   Call

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 Recorded on the 23th of October 2004 in the western outskirts of Tomsk, near Timiryazevo village (pine forest; at 5626N, 8452E). 

Occurs in our latitude all the year round, resident-nomadic species.

A bird of coniferous and mixed forests. Common and region-wide.

The period of mass singing begins in February and lasts until early or mid-April. Calls can be heard throughout the year.