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Cedar Waxwing

Bombycilla cedrorum

Description:

the Cedar Waxwing is a silky, shiny collection of brown, gray, and lemon-yellow, accented with a subdued crest, rakish black mask, and brilliant-red wax droplets on the wing feathers. Depending on what berries the birds may have eaten, the tips of the tail feathers will either be yellow or red/orange in color.

Habitat:

Look for Cedar Waxwings in woodlands of all kinds, and at farms, orchards, and suburban gardens where there are fruiting trees or shrubs.

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12 Comments

MaryEvans2
MaryEvans2 9 years ago

Thank you all kindly

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Lovely Series,

MelissaFerguson
MelissaFerguson 10 years ago

Love all the photographs, Mary, wonderful series! Appreciate you posting in Florida's Flora & Fauna! You take wonderful photo's!

FoTony
FoTony 10 years ago

Beautiful series, very nice birds as well!

MaryEvans2
MaryEvans2 10 years ago

thank you all ever so much for the comments and warm welcome :)

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 10 years ago

great spotting

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 10 years ago

love these! Never see them any where else but on trees and bushes! Never on the ground.

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Lovely series!
Welcome to the Community Mary!

AnnaWhipkey
AnnaWhipkey 10 years ago

splish splash I was taking a bath ...

MaryEvans2
MaryEvans2 10 years ago

Thank you Atul for the compliment and welcome. And thank you Smutnee80.

smutnee80
smutnee80 10 years ago

very nice pictures of a beautiful species

Atul
Atul 10 years ago

this is a lovely spotting and series Mary!! love the 3rd pic !
welcome to project noah!

MaryEvans2
Spotted by
MaryEvans2

Tallahassee, Florida, USA

Spotted on Jan 9, 2012
Submitted on Jan 12, 2012

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