It is always fantastic to spot a bird you've never seen in the wild before. I am getting rather good at spotting new species of birds, if I may say so myself. Here's proof of the flock of cedar waxwings we saw over the weekend.
|My first ever picture of a cedar waxwing|
The pictures are misleading, it did take a 300mm zoom and some editing to see them as clearly.
They were quite restless, there was a fair bit of human traffic where we were so they kept flitting about. I never quite got a look at the red tips older birds have on the wings. I have to assume that they were all young.
|Tad windy there!|
I also managed a few shots of their so called amazing aeronautic capabilities. If I could I would have sat their all afternoon watching these beautiful creatures.
|Just look at the pattern on their tails!|