Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Cedar Waxwing

The cedar waxwing is found throughout the U.S., much of Canada and down into Central America. I've always wanted to see one because they have some unique visual characteristics. I got that opportunity at a bird blind in Caprock Canyons State Park in the Texas Panhandle. 
The cedar waxwing has a crest, a black mask bordered with white, a peachy brown head and chest, a pale yellow belly, a yellow tip on a dark tail, and red tips on the secondary feathers. 

1 comment:

  1. The red spot on the wingtip looks like a trick of the light. Such a random spot! I love its cardinal-like hairdo.