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Abstract: In 2007 August, a flock of Red Crossbills (Loxia curvirostra) was observed extracting and eating crystallized sea salt that had been deposited in a knot of a weathered tree trunk within the intertidal zone in North Vancouver, British Columbia.
Key words: Red Crossbill, Loxia curvirostra, forage, salt, intertidal, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Maplewood Flats Bird Sanctuary.
Oliphant, G. 2008. Red Crossbills forage for salt within the intertidal zone. British Columbia Birds18:30-31.
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