Cedar Waxwing - Bombycillidae Bombycilla cedrorum
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Cedar Waxwing feeding on ornamental pear tree fruit.

Cedar Waxwing
Warm Springs,

Photo Details
1. February 15 - Draper City, Salt Lake County, Utah - Feeding on tiny dried fruit of an ornamental  Pear Tree.
2., 3.  December 11, 2005 -  Draper City, Salt Lake County, Utah - ©Nicky Davis
4.  February 10, 2008 - Warm Springs, Utah County, Utah

L 7.25" WS 12". Overall adult color is warm brown - plain gray-brown upperwing - inner edge of  tertials are white - orange-red wax looking droplet on wing - WHITE undertail coverts  distinguishes the Cedar Waxwing from the Bohemians  -  gray tail  usually with yellow tip but may be orange -  brownish crest -  black line from bill up past eye which is bordered by a  small white line - Juvenile is gray rather than brown and has some streaking along flanks

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