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Related to Bohemian waxwings: Bombycilla cedrorum, Cedar Waxwings


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.
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(Animals) any of several gregarious passerine songbirds of the genus Bombycilla, esp B. garrulus, having red waxy wing tips and crested heads: family Bombycillidae
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any of several crested songbirds of the family Bombycillidae, of the Northern Hemisphere, having certain feathers tipped with a red, waxy substance.
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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
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New York City Audubon reported that more than 100 of the 350 bird species that depend on New York City are currently species of concern, while across the state, bohemian waxwings, black-throated green warblers, evening grosbeaks and others are at risk because they are losing their summer and/or winter range.
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.