Apr 17, 2014

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Amazing Beauty of Waxwing Birds

Waxwings are a family (Bombycillidae) of passerine birds characterized by their soft, silky plummage. Some of the wing feathers have unique red tips where the shafts extend beyond the barbs; in the Bohemian and Cedar Waxwings, these tips look like sealing wax, and give the group its common name. They are so adorable have a look….

1. Photograph by SVEINN JÓNSSON

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2. Photograph by SINDRI SKÚLASON

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3. Photograph by DON DELANEY

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4. Photograph by OLIVER WRIGHT

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5.   Photograph by BARRY BOSWELL

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6. Photograph by MINETTE LAYNE

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7. Photograph by TATIANA BULYONKOVA

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8. Photograph by MARCIN STAWOWCZYK

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9.   Photograph by SAM LINTON

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10.   Photograph by BEN LOCKE

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11.   Photograph by JOHN HARRISON

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12. Photograph by INGEBORG VAN LEEUWEN

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