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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.

How to Identify

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

Where and When to Spot

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

Common Names

Cedar Waxwing

Zedernseidenschwanz (de)
Ampelis americano (es)
Jaseur d'Amérique (fr)

Taxonomy

Passeriformes
Bombycillidae
Bombycilla cedrorum

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