Cedar Waxwing Photo Gallery
Keep an eye peeled along trails in northern forests that run through berry bushes.
What does the Cedar Waxwing look like?
Cedar Waxwings are an amazing site for birders. These medium sized songbirds have a light brown head and short crest that fades into gray red tipped wings. Their chest is a light brown that fades into a pale yellow across the belly. They have a white lined black mask on their face with a short black bill. Their tail is short with a bright yellow tip.
Cedar Waxwing Habitat
Cedar Waxwing Facts
Cedar Waxwings are showy songbirds of the forests. During the fall's berry season, they will gather in large flocks to feast on fruit. They can metabolize alcohol from fermenting berries, thus can become intoxicated and are sometimes killed from alcohol poisoning.