Sighting date: 2023-09-28. 

Submitted by: Sue Woods. 

Location: Hawkshead Moor SD34399788. 

2pm Raucous flock of crossbills (min. count 14) seen feeding high in the spruces. Cones raining down. Males & females seen clearly with bins. 1 seen flying with a cone in its bill which I’ve never seen before. They do tend to stay in the same area for several days.