Cedar Waxwing

Waxwings, Phainopepla, and Starlings

Cedar Waxwing

Bombycilla cedrorum

Winter

Waxwings, Phainopepla, and Starlings

Cedar Waxwing

Daniel Fitzgerald

Cedar Waxwing

Found along forest edge or in open woodland habitats; in migration and winter, frequently found near concentrations of fruit-bearing trees or shrubs. The beauty of the Cedar Waxwing is unmistakable; note the yellowish belly, white undertail coverts, and conspicuous crest. Eats fruits and berries, but also insects taken in flight or gleaned from vegetation.

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