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Such a beauty
Cedar Waxwing
a medium-sized, sleek bird with a large head, short neck, and short, wide bill. Waxwings have a crest that often lies flat and droops over the back of the head. The wings are broad and pointed, like a starling's. The tail is fairly short and square-tipped.
Habitat
Cedar waxwings are found year-round mostly in the northern half of the United States. Non-breeding winter populations are found from the Midwest and southern states down through Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and the northwestern reaches of Colombia.
Location
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
Date taken
March, 2021
Scientific name
Bombycilla cedrorum
Equipment used
Nikon D90, SIGMA 80-400/4.5-5.6 DG OS. plus a 1+1/4 extender. Hand held
Such a beautifully captured shot KC. I absolutely love Cedar Waxwings and only saw my first one this year, seen many since! Tfs
 
WOW H3lwa g/f that an outstanding shot for this beautiful winter visitor, absolutely fabulous.
 
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A beauty of a detailed close up, pose, setting, lighting and capture KC, lovely job and many tfs.
 
A beautiful colourful close up and detailed image you have of this beauty, KC. A great bird to capture, well done.
 

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