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Bohemian Waxwing Identification Tips
(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
 
General Information
- Short, thin bill
- Pale brown crest
- Black eye patch and chin
- Brown forehead
- Pale brown head fading into pale gray belly
- Brown undertail coverts
- Dark gray back
- Black wings with white, yellow and red bars
- Black tail with yellow tip
- Juveniles have much duller head and body with blurry
  streaks on underparts
- Frequently found in large flocks feeding on fruit

Similar species
The Bohemian Waxwing is similar to the Cedar Waxwing but has dark undertail coverts, gray belly and white and yellow markings in the wing.
 
 
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