Cedar Waxwing

Bombycilla cedrorum

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Waxwings (Bombycillidae)

Code 4

CEDW

Code 6

BOMCED

ITIS

HEAD

Cedar Waxwing Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Grayish brown in juveniles; Gray-brown to reddish brown in immatures; Deep reddish--brown in adults.
  • Head pattern: Masked, Crested or plumed, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Red-brown
  • Forehead Color: Red-brown
  • Nape Color: Red-brown
  • Throat Color: Red-brown
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Cedar Waxwing Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 18 cm (7 in)
  • Weight: 31 g (1.1 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: Buff
  • Upperparts: Red-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Cedar Waxwing Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong rapid flight with several quick wing strokes.
  • Wingspan Range: 28-31 cm (11-12.25 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Black
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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