|Cat Name :||Cardinal|
|Common Name :||Cedar Waxwing|
|Scientific Name :||Bombycilla cedrorum|
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|Physical Description :||
The Cedar Waxwing has a large light brown head, a yellow belly, and a short yellow-tipped gray tail. On its head is a crest which is usually flat, and its wide and pointed brown-gray wings are tipped with red. A black mask, bordered by white, covers the Cedar Waxwing’s eyes and throat.
|Physical Statistics :||
Length: 5.5 – 6.7 Inches (14 – 17 Centimeters)
The Cedar Waxwing is available throughout the year. It eats berries from trees year-round, and in the summer it also flies over water searching for insects. It typically nests in the fork of a branch that can be very high up from the ground.
|Social Organization :||
Flock; Cedar Waxwings are very social and almost always fly in groups.
|Approval Level :||None; The Cedar Waxwing is fairly common in woodland.|
|Kill Difficulty :||Low;
The Cedar Waxwing is not very large and, when separated from the flock, short of defenses against cats.
|Training Level :||Specialty - Group Flying;
Most of the flock would need to be distracted in order to isolate a few weaker birds.
|Hunting Tactic :||Birds|
|Food Quality :||Medium; The Cedar Waxwing is on the small side, but has nutritious flesh due to its rich diet.|