Category Archives: Waxwings

Waxwing Show-off’s

On the School Run Last couple of mornings have enjoyed between 70- 90 Waxwings on the school run (Crookes, Sheffield). Just dropping Abi off, we have to walk the last part. Shame! Eating snow from house roofs, aerial berry picking and  generally looking superb. All photos, 9 December … Continue reading

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Record Snow Fall

Snow way! Out street yesterday (1st Dec), with Geoff clearing and my Abi looking on- Deep Snow Baby! 38 cm recorded at the weather station in Weston Park. Just up the road from my house. Makes sense. Sharon (Mrs G), Emily … Continue reading

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Waxwings -over the house

Bonanza! Getting in the car just before 9 am this morning, 10 Waxwing flew over the house. I have seen them once here before though non have yet landed in the garden. With some 300 in the Sheffield area, it’s going … Continue reading

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Mysterious Dark Waxwing

Never heard of one of these… Photographed by Clive McKay who already has ‘history’ with Waxwings. He was the finder of Britain’s first Cedar Waxwing on Noss, Shetland. It is clearly unusually dark – presumably melanistic (or perhaps it got stuck down a chimney!). … Continue reading

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