Hispaniolan Crossbill Loxia megaplaga
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Benkman, C. W. 1994. Comments on the ecology and status of the Hispaniola Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera megaplaga), with recommendations for its conservation. Caribbean Journal of Science 30: 250-254.

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Latta, S. C.; Sondreal, M. L.; Mejía, D. A. 2002. Breeding behavior of the endangered Hispaniolan Crossbill (Loxia megaplaga). Ornitologia Neotropical 13: 225-234.

Latta, S.; Rimmer, C.; Keith, A.; Wiley, J.; Raffaele, H.; McFarland, K.; Fernandez, E. 2006. Birds of the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.

Ottenwalder, J. A. 1992. Recovery plan for the conservation of the Hispaniolan Crossbill in southern Haiti.

Raffaele, H., Wiley, J., Garrido, O., Keith, A., and Raffaele, J. 1998. Birds of the West Indies. Christopher Helm, London.

Rimmer, C. C.; Almonte M, J.; Garrido G, E.; Mejia, D. A.; Milagros P, M.; Wieczoreck, P. R. 2003. Bird records in a montane forest fragment of western Sierra de Neiba, Dominican Republic. Journal of Caribbean Ornithology 16: 55 & 58.

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BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Loxia megaplaga. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/07/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/07/2018.