Perching

Cedar Waxwing

Bombycilla cedrorum
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Length: 7 in. (18 cm )
During migration and the winter, tight flocks of this subtly colored species are likely to show up any where there are fruits available - in cities, suburbs or open forests. The red tips on the wing feathers look like wax and thus the name. Insects are only eaten to feed young nestlings. The nest is a bulky affair placed at mid to high levels of a tall tree.

The four-digit banding code is CEDW.

Male | Herbert Clarke


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Oak-pine woodland

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Urban city
Bird Sound Type: Buzzing
Sex of Bird: Male
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Bibliographic details:

  • Article: Cedar Waxwing
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: July 13, 2017
  • Date accessed: December 11, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/cedar-waxwing

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Dr. Biology. (2017, July 13). Cedar Waxwing. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved December 11, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/cedar-waxwing

American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

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Dr. Biology. "Cedar Waxwing". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 July, 2017. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/cedar-waxwing

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Dr. Biology. "Cedar Waxwing". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 Jul 2017. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 11 Dec 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/cedar-waxwing

Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
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