Aren't they fun to watch, scm? It's been a great year for both crossbills and redpolls--both of which are at least somewhat irruptive here. Haven't had any crossbills close enough to get a pic of, though...
"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."
"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"
"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle."