|Birds roosting in sweet gum tree.|
|Cedar Waxwing in silhouette|
These were the same flock of birds that we had seen earlier in the day. They were the beautiful Cedar Waxwing. They came to eat our yaupon berries!
|Cedar Waxwing eating a yaupon berry|
Here's a very short video of a waxwing eating berries:
Cedar waxwings winter in Texas. They migrate here from northern states and Canada. These birds love to eat berries. They come to our yard to eat our yaupon berries and cherry laurel berries.
It is important for those of us with yards to plant native trees, bushes, and plants that help birds and animals survive. If you would like to learn more about gardening for birds, please click here: Building a Bird-friendly Yard