cedar waxwing

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Synonyms for cedar waxwing

widely distributed over temperate North America

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Trials with captive Cedar Waxwings (Bombycilla cedrorum) demonstrated that (1) percentage recovery of microspheres is high, (2) all defecations containing seeds also contain microspheres, (3) relatively few microspheres are recovered in defecations not containing seeds, and (4) presence of microspheres on fruits does not affect fruit choice.
Both American Robins and Cedar Waxwings have been well studied in their breeding range and during their reproductive period (see Hamilton 1943; Knupp et al.
That was how the young cedar waxwing ended up, out cold and apparently dead on our back deck.
Nonparasitized species, such as the Cedar Waxwing and American Robin, fledge between 1.
Then I heard a chorus of short high musical tones--a flock of birds that I had been enjoying recently as they played and flitted among the apple trees, as only Cedar Waxwings can do.
Toyon, a large shrub that produces red berries in the fall and winter, attracts fruit-eating birds such as the northern mockingbird and the cedar waxwing.
gastrointestinal transit and glucose absorption in cedar waxwings (Bombycilia cedrorum).
We began this study after observing that flocks of American robins (Turdus migratorius) and cedar waxwings (Bombycilla cedrorum) left behind seemingly ripe fruit after visiting patches of laurel cherry for days.
From the diminutive nuthatch to the peaceful pine grosbeaks to the more aggressive cedar waxwings and redwing blackbirds, the three crows just seem to bop about getting along with everybody.
They're on the wing again, all those cedar waxwings and yellow-rumped warblers following the great Pacific Flyway south to the Salton Sea and Mexico.
The cedar waxwings, the boisterous European starlings, and the woodpeckers with their black and white feathers and the bright red herald behind their heads would be worth seeing in any exotic location.
Cedar waxwings love the berries, so 1/2-inch netting needs to be secured around and away from the plant down to the ground.
A prothonotary warbler methodically inspects nesting sites, and overhead, cedar waxwings, in the feathery boughs of the cypress trees, partake in one last meal before migration.
Crabapple seeds also contain cyanide (Seigler 1976), and this poison can cause death when consumed in large amounts by Cedar Waxwings (Bombycilla cedrorum, Woldemeskel and Styer 2010).