[CT Birds] Cedar Waxing young?
mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Mon Sep 9 18:29:08 EDT 2013
Cedar Waxwings are in fact primarily insect eaters during the breeding season. They are very good at catching flying insects, like a flycatcher. It's only in the winter that their diet consists mostly of fruit and berries.
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On Sep 9, 2013, at 5:47 PM, Elaine Taylor <etbchs at aol.com> wrote:
> Question: 7 Young Cedar Waxwings 09/09/13 in Bristol, flying over the pond at the Orchard Hill development diving for flying insects??? I thought Cedar Waxwings were seed and berry eaters? All characteristics of young waxwings were evident even flight pattern EXCEPT I was surprised to see them diving through the air snatching insects.... Is this typical?
> Elaine Taylor
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