An ear-full of waxwings

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Pointy on one end, blunt on the other, the European Starling.

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A silhouette of starlings, perched on a wire over a busy street. Why do they like the busiest streets?

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Is this Cedar Waxwing singing, or screaming at the top of its lungs?

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Big flocks of Cedar Waxwings are still here in Sewall’s Point. Shouldn’t they be heading north by now? Human snowbirds are pretty much gone. Traffic is blessedly light.

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Cedar Waxwings are easier to hear than see, unless they are moving across the sky from the tops of one big tree to another.

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When they are not eating tree fruit/ berries, they perch close together and hang out, not moving too much.

Collective nouns for waxwings are an ear-full and a museum. (Link.)

A Museum of Wax(wings), get it?

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Solo or in small flocks, White Ibis are ubiquitous.

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This one was standing on a tree limb across the street from our driveway, keeping a big blue eye on the lady with the camera.

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