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Chillybean

Chillybean
Near Central, IA
(Zone 5a)

February 9, 2013
1:31 PM

Post #9413314

I just want to double check this is a Cedar Waxwing, rather than Bohemian. The coloring looks right for a Cedar, but it seems fairly chunky and there's white on the wings, but it doesn't quite look like what the guides show.

The Cedar is year-round in Iowa and the Bohemian is winter.

Thanks for your help.

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Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

February 9, 2013
1:54 PM

Post #9413351

Yep, Cedar Waxwing - Bohemian doesn't have that yellowish belly.. The white looks like some displaced down feathers.

Resin

Chillybean

Chillybean
Near Central, IA
(Zone 5a)

February 10, 2013
12:51 PM

Post #9414352

Thanks, Resin. :) I appreciate your reply.

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