Length: 7.5 - 8.5"
Breeding Habitat: Usually, open coniferous forests; sometimes, opened mixed woodlands.
Winter Habitat: Any habitat with an abundance of berries or fruit trees, including residential areas, parks, and gardens.
Diet: Insects, especially flying insects; berries and other fruits; favors fruits of mountain ash, cedar, and juniper. In spring, will also feed on tree sap.
The Bohemian Waxwing is similar to the Cedar Waxwing but has dark undertail coverts, gray belly and white and yellow markings in the wing.
(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
(Image credit: USGS)
Range in New England
In New England, the Bohemian Waxwing winters regularly in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. This bird is an irregular and rare winter visitor in Massachusetts. It is not found in Connecticut or Rhode Island except as a very rare winter vagrant.
Christmas Bird Count Map
Historical CBC Map from USGS