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Observed: 3rd September 2013 By: RobwaldoRobwaldo’s reputation in Birds

Medium sized yellow/grey bird with bulky bill with a seed in it sitting on a telegraph wire near a coastal clifftop in a sheltered valley

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Bill shape

Not 100% sure but it looks, as you say, like the bird may have a seed or something in its bill accounting for the apparent shape, failing this it could possibly be a deformity. But if you look at the birds plumage overall it is certainly more Yellow not the more green or red you would expect of a Crossbill.

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