Finches (Fringillidae)

Hispaniolan Crossbill (Loxia megaplaga) - HBW 15, p. 605

French: Bec-croisé d'Hispaniola German: Hispaniolakreuzschnabel 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.