Bohemian Waxwing Photo Gallery
Keep an eye peeled along trails in northern forests that run through berry bushes.
What does the Bohemian Waxwing look like?
Bohemian Waxwings are beautiful medium sized songbirds. They are a grayish brown overall, have black facial masks, black bills, gray crested heads, red accented faces, red, white and yellow wing feather edging, and yellow tipped tails that is red on the underside. Juveniles look similar to adults.
Bohemian Waxwing Habitat
Bohemian Waxwing Facts
Bohemian Waxwings are stunning songbirds of the northern forests. They glean insects out of the air but are extremely common where there are fruit bushes. Bohemian Waxwings can metabolize alcohol from fermenting fruit, but will also become intoxicated, they have been know to die from alcohol poisoning. Their name is a reference to their nomadic migrations and the residents of "Bohemia," meaning their movements are "Gypsy" like.