Fauna of Saskatchewan 15

IMGP2432  Cedar waxwing

  Bombycilla cedrorum

Location: Devonian Islands, Regina

Interesting facts:

– Cedar waxwings can fly at 40 kilometres an hour at an altitude of 2,000 feet.

– They enjoy eating cones from the Eastern Redcedar tree, giving them their name.

– Occasionally cedar waxwings will eat overripe, fermented  fruit causing them to become intoxicated.

– Is one of the few birds whose diet consists mainly of fruit.





~ by emanate80 on September 16, 2014.

One Response to “Fauna of Saskatchewan 15”

  1. Nice capture. Don’t see these often.

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