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Cedar Waxwing

Bombycilla cedrorum

Description:

The Cedar Waxwing is a medium-sized, sleek bird with a large head, short neck, and short, wide bill. Waxwings have a crest that often lies flat and droops over the back of the head. The wings are broad and pointed, like a starling’s. The tail is fairly short and square-tipped.

Habitat:

Urban yard with flowering dogwood trees. They were eating the berries.

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12 Comments

HeatherMiller
HeatherMiller 6 years ago

Beautiful composition!

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 8 years ago

very pretty bird...... good shot, Lisa!

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 10 years ago

Thanks Seema!

Seema
Seema 10 years ago

incredibly pretty

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 10 years ago

Thanks Jellis. They are beautiful birds.

Jellis
Jellis 10 years ago

This should get SOTD

Jellis
Jellis 10 years ago

Always thought Cedar waxwings to be beautiful birds with their even unblemished colors.

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 10 years ago

Thanks Marybeth!

MarybethRees
MarybethRees 10 years ago

Beautiful!!!

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 10 years ago

Thanks Yuko and António :-)

A post card,beautiful bird,beautiful red fruit,beautiful photo,beautifull ligth:-) congrats Lisa

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 10 years ago

Ah! This is so perfect! Beautiful shot of the beautiful bird. :-)

LisaPowers
Spotted by
LisaPowers

Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Nov 25, 2012
Submitted on Nov 25, 2012

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