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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 3 years ago

Beautiful composition!

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 5 years ago

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

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 6 years ago

Thanks Seema!

Seema
Seema 6 years ago

incredibly pretty

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 6 years ago

Thanks Jellis. They are beautiful birds.

Jellis
Jellis 6 years ago

This should get SOTD

Jellis
Jellis 6 years ago

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

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 6 years ago

Thanks Marybeth!

MarybethRees
MarybethRees 6 years ago

Beautiful!!!

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 6 years ago

Thanks Yuko and António :-)

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

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 6 years ago

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

LisaPowers
Spotted by
LisaPowers

Tennessee, USA

Lat: 35.95, Long: -87.31

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

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