Waxwinging it

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Upside down diner

A small group of Cedar waxwings (Bombycilla cedrorum) were enjoying the berries on some Eastern redcedar trees (Juniperus virginiana).

Such an eye-catching little bird, with its rascally bandit mask, sporty crest, red-daubed wings, and tail that looks as though it’s been dipped in a bit of bright yellow paint.

Quite the contortionists, too, maneuvering themselves as need be to reach their pale blue prize.

This entry was posted in Berries, Nuts, Seeds, Pods, & Other Fruits, Birds, Fauna, Flora, Joe Palaia Park, Trees & Shrubs and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

5 Responses to Waxwinging it

  1. Forest So Green says:

    I love the waxwings, they stop by in the spring to eat our berries, Annie

  2. rdwaters says:

    Very nice photo. They are lovely creatures.

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