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CEDAR WAXWING.JPG
A number of Waxwings visited a few days ago to check out the berries on a tree in our yard. Mostly the berries aren't ripe yet, so after a few tests like this, they left. They will be back.
Habitat
My Front Yard
Location
N.S. Canada
Date taken
June 12 2021
Scientific name
Bombycilla cedrorum
Equipment used
Nikon B700
Staff member
Supporter
Lovely detailed close up, pose, setting and capture Bill, many tfs and a fine set today.
 
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This one seems to have found a ripe berry. And yes, they will be back ... if they can get the timing right. Every Fall I have Bohemian Waxwings, Fieldfares, and Starlings coming to see if my little berry-sized apples or the sour pie cherries are ready. Some "scouts" will come early, but then whichever team gets the timing just right empties out the trees. If the waxwings, say, come back a day too late they find the shrub and/or trees empty; the fieldfares or starlings have beat them to it.
 

Media information

Category
North America
Added by
wonderview
Date added
View count
123
Comment count
8

Image metadata

Device
NIKON COOLPIX B700
Aperture
ƒ/5.6
Focal length
143.3 mm
Exposure time
1/250 second(s)
ISO
200
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
CEDAR WAXWING.JPG
File size
3.7 MB
Date taken
Sat, 12 June 2021 3:56 PM
Dimensions
2707px x 2030px

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