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Related to Bohemian waxwings: Bombycilla cedrorum, Cedar Waxwings

wax·wing

 (wăks′wĭng′)
n.
Any of several birds of the genus Bombycilla of the Northern Hemisphere, having a crested head, grayish-brown plumage, and usually waxy red tips on the wing feathers.

waxwing

(ˈwæksˌwɪŋ)
n
(Animals) any of several gregarious passerine songbirds of the genus Bombycilla, esp B. garrulus, having red waxy wing tips and crested heads: family Bombycillidae

wax•wing

(ˈwæksˌwɪŋ)

n.
any of several crested songbirds of the family Bombycillidae, of the Northern Hemisphere, having certain feathers tipped with a red, waxy substance.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.waxwing - brown velvety-plumaged songbirds of the northern hemisphere having crested heads and red waxy wing tipswaxwing - brown velvety-plumaged songbirds of the northern hemisphere having crested heads and red waxy wing tips
oscine, oscine bird - passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
Bombycilla cedrorun, cedar waxwing, cedarbird - widely distributed over temperate North America
Bohemian waxwing, Bombycilla garrulus - large waxwing of northern North America; similar to but larger than the cedar waxwing
Translations
brkoslav
Seidenschwanz
tilhi

waxwing

[ˈwæksˌwɪŋ] nbeccofrusone m
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Cedar waxwings and rare Bohemian waxwings and sometimes even irruptive pine grosbeaks fed in them.
The Bohemian waxwings have been spotted all over the region as they scour shrubs and hedges for berries.