North Louisiana Wildlife

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Did you know that cedar waxwings get intoxicated on fermented berries?

Cedar Waxwings
a Glance

Key Features:

Cedar waxwings are gray birds with brown chests, brown heads, yellow bellies, yellow tail tips, and black masks outlined by white.

Least Concern - Population Increasing


Forests, fields, and grasslands

nesting habits:

Cedar waxwings build cup-shaped nests in the lower half of trees or vine tangles out of blossoms, down, grass, hickory catkins, horsehair, roots, and twigs.

seasons cedar waxwings are active in our area:



Fruit and insects

hunting Behavior:

Cedar waxwings forage in flocks in flight.

Commonly Confused With:

Common Starlings

Flock of European starlings flying low

Cedar waxwings are often confused with common starlings in flight. because both have a similar size and shape.

Cedar waxwings have yellow bellies. Common starlings have black bellies with iridescent blue.

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