Parrot crossbill / Kiefernkreuzschnabel collecting nesting material

A female Parrot crossbill / Kiefernkreuzschnabel (Loxia pytyopsittacus) collecting nesting material near Zeist, the Netherlands on 8 March 2018. Looking good for the second ever Dutch breeding record of this species native to Scandinavia and Russia. The nest's framework is made from dry twigs, grass is used as lining.