The Cedar Waxwing is one of my favorite bird species – the adults with their sleek tan and gray Cardinal-like bodies, bright red spots on their wing tips and yellow “paint” on the tips of their tails, but best of all – their Zorro-like masks.
Chances are, you have Cedar Waxwings around at some point in the year, as they are found in most parts of the U.S. Their breeding range extends from the southern half of Canada to the northern half of the United States. In winter they range from many parts of the U.S., down through Mexico and south to Panama. Cedar Waxwings are most abundant in the Northeast and the Great Lakes region.
You can attract Cedar Waxwings to your landscape, with the right mix of native plants, providing them with cover, nesting sites and food sources. Don’t forget to include a clean source of water, too.
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