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Posted March 7, 2024 | By Michael Warren

Cedar waxwing

These beautiful bandits visit Marion County from December through May. They have a reputation for occasionally getting drunk and passing out after eating overly ripe berries. Listen for their distinctive, high-pitched whistle high in the trees. These waxwings were photographed feeding on a Carolina laurel cherry along the Florida Trail near the Rotary Sportsplex.

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