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Bohemian waxwing
Bombycilla garrulus

Size: 8 inches
Overall Color: mostly gray
Occurrence: coniferous woods
Diet: insects, fruits, berries
Nest: cup in tree 40 to 50 ft
Field Identification: mostly gray, reddish undertail, brown crest, yellow band on tip of tail, white red and yellow on wings, black eye stripe
Season: winter

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: passeriformes
Family: 74 Bombycillidae (waxwings)
Genus: Bombycilla
Species: garrulus

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