Elegant Visitors

December is an opportune month to observe some of our most elegant avian visitors around the Anchorage area as large flocks of Bohemian Waxwings rove about prospecting for edible fruit.  They especially enjoy bright red mountain ash berries, though they’re not really picky and will take advantage of most anything left hanging, including chokecherries and crabapples.  Their cheerful demeanor bolsters the holiday atmosphere.

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