grey/brown bird with red and yellow

by Tricia Brown
(Bloomington, IL, USA)

I saw a grey or brown medium sized bird with a red stripe on it's wing. It had a peaked cap like a cardinal, and when it flew it's tail fanned out and had a yellow stripe at the end of it's tail feathers. I would love to know what this bird is. I saw this in central Illinois.

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Jul 06, 2014
that's it! NEW
by: Tricia

Thanks! I did a search on this site to find a picture. Looks just like the one I saw. Thank you so much!

Jul 03, 2014
Cedar Waxwing NEW
by: Judy-Seattle

Hi Tricia. You gave a really good description. I quite sure your visitor was a Cedar Waxwing.

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