Resources

Books

Grimmett, Richard, et al. Birds of the Indian Subcontinent. London: Christopher Helm Ltd., 1998.

Helle, Pekka, and Timo Pakkala. "Waxwing." In The EBCC Atlas of European Breeding Birds, edited by Ward J. M. Hagemeijer and Michael J. Blair. London: T. & A. D. Poyser, 1997.

Sibley, Charles G., and Burt L. Monroe. Distribution and

Taxonomy of Birds of the World. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1991.

Periodicals

Witmer, M. C., et al. "Cedar Waxwing." The Birds of North America 309 (1997).

Witmer, M. C. "Consequences of an Alien Shrub on the Plumage, Coloration and Ecology of Cedar Waxwings." Auk 113 (1996): 735-43.

Other

"Zoonomen Nomenclatural Data." Alan P. Peterson. 2000 (9 April 2002). <http://www.zoonomen.net/>

Rachel Ehrenberg, MS

Class Aves Order Passeriformes Suborder Passeri (Oscines) Family Dulidae

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A highly vocal bird that flocks in small bands, generally around royal palm trees; brown above and have yellowish white underparts with heavy brown streaking

Size

Number of genera, species

1 genus; 1 species

Habitat

Distributed throughout the low to mid-elevations, especially in royal palm savannas

Conservation status

Not threatened

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