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Cedar Waxwing  - Bombycilla cedrorum

Cedar Waxwing - Bombycilla cedrorum

A migratory bird breeding in Southern Canada and wintering in Southern USA. This mid-sized bird usually eats berries and fruits and prefers being in small flocks.

Common Names

How to Identify

Very similar to the Bohemian Waxwing. The green belly is the main distinctive characteristic.

Where & When to Spot

Late spring and summer in forests in all major parks in Montreal.

Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)

Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)

Park Île-de-la-Visitation - August 04, 2019

NIKON Z 6; 300mm f/4; Focal Length 420mm; Exposure 1/500; Aperture f16.0; Iso 500;
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Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)

Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)

park-iles-de-boucherville - July 12, 2014

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS; 4.3-215.0 mm; Focal Length 141mm; Exposure 1/160; Aperture f5.6; Iso 250;
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