Cedar Waxwing

Other Names: none

Distribution: forested areas of North and Central America.

Cedar Waxwing distribution range map

Description:

Size: 15-16 cm in length with a 32-33 cm wingspan.

Plumage: Generally matte brown with a black mask, gray flight and tail feathers with yellow tips, and hard red wax-like tips on the secondary wing feathers. Undersides may be yellow. The legs, beak, and eyes are black.

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Cedar Waxwing

Cedar Waxwing

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Eats
apple-slices
canned-peas
currants
Regions
alabama
alaska
alberta
arizona
arkansas
baja california
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
labrador
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new foundland
new hampshire
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
northwest territories
nova scotia
nunavut
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
yucatan
yukon
Tail Shape
squared-tail
Wing Shape
tapered-wings
Sounds
buzzing
Habitat
mesquitebosque
oakpinewoodland
riparianorriverforest
savanna
Forests
Urban
Color
brown
gray
Body Shape
perching
Size
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
waxwings - bombycillidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species