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Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)
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Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)

General Description: Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) are sleek, reddish-gray birds with a brown crest, black face mask bordered with white lines, and a yellow band across the end of the tail.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Bombycillidae.

Favored Habitat: Places with berries and fruit.

Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)

Where to Find: There is no particular place to find Waxwings. Look for them at Corn Creek and in urban parks and yards.

Comments:

Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) If you were a tasty bug or a big juicy berry, this might be the last face you ever see!
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)
Cedar Waxwing eating a Mulberry at Corn Creek
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)
Waxwings are flocking birds; if you find one, look for more
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)
Cedar Waxwing juvenile; notice streaks on front
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)
Cedar Waxwing juvenile
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) more to come ...
Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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