Photo 4390478, (c) Marshal Hedin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)

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What

Clark's Nutcracker Nucifraga columbiana

Observer

mhedin

Date

July 26, 2016 06:24 PM PDT

Description

prying seeds from cones of Whitebark Pine (Pinus albicaulis)

As suggested by Peattie - "with mighty beaks these gray crows thrash open the green cones and extract the seeds ..."
www.amazon.com/Natural-History-Western-Trees/dp/0395581753

habitat - www.flickr.com/photos/23660854@N07/28535278841/in/datetak...

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