Cedar Waxwing - Bombycilla cedrorum

Length 7.2 in (18.4 cm)
Weight 1.1 oz (32 g)
Clutch Size 2-6
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Cedar Waxwing us a North American songbird. Waxwings that migrate breed in southern Canada and migrate to southern U.S. and Mexico. Year-round residents are found throughout central North America.

The Cedar Waxwing will feed almost exclusively on fruit from fall through early spring. During the breeding season they will also eat insects. In the S.F. Bay area we see them in large flocks as they move between berry producing trees.

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