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Cedar Waxwings may visit feeders for fruit. They are more common in the northern part of the state and from December through March. They usually feed in large flocks. In spring and summer, most of their diet is insects; in fall and winter, fruit.

name area season diet/native food plants
Cedar WaxwingNCSSpFWfruit, insects
bayberry, blackberry, crabapple, dogwood, elderberry, fig, greenbrier, hackberry, hawthorn, holly, huckleberry, mulberry, persimmon, red cedar, viburnum, Virginia creeper
N=north  C=central  S=south
Sp=spring  Su=summer  F=fall  W=winter
B=breeds in Florida during season(s) underlined  M=Migrant

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