Length: 6.5 - 8"
Habitat: Open woodlands, forest edges, streamsides, orchards, old fields, farmlands, residential areas. Berry bushes or fruit trees are a habitat requirement.
Diet: Many different wild fruits and berries, including cherries, juniper fruit, dogwood fruit, blackberries, viburnum fruit. Insects such as cankerworms, caterpillars, beetles, and ants. Tree sap and some flower petals.
Cedar Waxwing at Nest
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(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
(Image credit: USGS)
The Cedar Waxwing is a year-round resident in most of New England.
Range Map from eBird
Year-round sightings of the Cedar Waxwing over last 10 years
Christmas Bird Count Map
Historical CBC Map from USGS