March 5, 2007
James Hendrickson saw this Cedar Waxwing eating icy berries in New Jersey.
A winter storm left the berries coated in ice, but this hungry waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)
was popping them off the bush and catching them in mid-air at the Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area
near Lakehurst, New Jersey. James Hendrickson of New Egypt, New Jersey, used a Nikon D70 digital SLR and a Sigma 500mm lens to take the picture, which shows the berry a split-second before the waxwing gobbled it down. View a photo of Cedar Waxwings foraging in a crabapple tree in Iowa.Directions, maps, bird lists, and tips for more easy-to-get-to birdwatching destinations.Talk about this photo, and read what other people are saying about it, in our photography forum.
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