Cedar Waxwings 2018

Each year I am treated by the Cedar Waxwings. There are two large ligustrums (privet) in the backyard that bear fruit. I see a small flock of cedar waxwings each year in January and February. I estimate the number to be between twenty and thirty birds. I missed their first visit as one of the trees is completely bare of berries. There is often competition from Robins that choose to overwinter here. We normally have a few that stick around. I just returned from the madness that is Whole Foods grocery on Valentine's Day to the beautiful sight of my waxwings in the second tree. I know that the privets are invasive; but they were here before me, bear fruit for the birds and have creamy b

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