Humor Magazine

12 Beautiful Photos Of Waxwing Birds

By Gerard @presurfer
12 Beautiful Photos Of Waxwing Birdsimage credit: Randen Pederson cc
The waxwings form the genus Bombycilla of passerine birds. Waxwings are characterised by soft silky plumage. They have unique red tips to some of the wing feathers where the shafts extend beyond the barbs. These tips look like sealing wax, and give the group its common name.
Male and female waxwings have the same plumage. All three species have mainly brown plumage, a black line through the eye and black under the chin, a square-ended tail with a red or yellow tip, and a pointed crest.

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog