December 07, 2017

Cedar waxwing

When you are looking for a rarity keep your eyes open for other things.
Spotted cedar waxwings while chasing the Townsend's warbler.

Bombycilla cedrorum
Because they eat so much fruit, Cedar Waxwings occasionally become intoxicated or even die when they run across overripe berries that have started to ferment and produce alcohol.
source - https://www.allaboutbirds.org/gui…/Cedar_Waxwing/lifehistory

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