The Cedar Waxwing is a beautiful bird that can be found throughout much of
the U.S. and Southeast. Extreme southern Florida is the only area of the
southeast where they are not found.
In the winter flocks of Cedar waxwings
can frequently be seen descending on Holly and other berry bearing trees and stripping the trees of
During the spring and summer Cedar waxwings can frequently be found above
streams and rivers where they wait to catch mayflies and other water born
insects as they hatch and rise from the water. Specific creeks where this
can be seen include the Little River in Townsend Tennessee, Burgess Falls
State Natural Area in Tennessee, and the Nantahala River in North Carolina.