Hispaniolan Crossbill (Loxia megaplaga) - HBW 15, p. 605
French: Bec-croisé d'Hispaniola
Spanish: Piquituerto de la Española
Taxonomy: Loxia megaplaga Riley, 1916, El Rí.
Previously considered conspecific with L. leucoptera, but differs in plumage details; recent genetic analysis indicates that the two are better treated as separate species. Monotypic.
Distribution: Mountains of Hispaniola.
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amazing views of an individual in female plumage coming to drink water at the tank located near the picnic area Locality El Aceitillar, Sierra de Bahoruco, Dominican Republic
DAVID ASCANIO 17 April 2011 5 years ago 14 sec 4
A bird perched on a branch Locality Valle Nuevo, Dominican Republic (Monotypic species)
Peter Nash 9 May 2003 10 years ago 44 sec 2.8