by Pam Young
(Clifton, Va. USA)

small, very bright yellow/almost orange whispy tail feathers.

light grey to pale yellow body
long pointed beak and a very distinct black mask around the eyes (like a Zorro mask)
grey tufted feather, like a cock's comb crown on its head

I think it was a baby and was learning to it sat very still on a branch, as we approached,,it did not fly until we moved the branch
North Western Pa. wooded area.

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Jul 14, 2011
Cedar Waxwing?
by: Judy-Seattle

Sounds like a very pretty and interesting bird. Most of your description reminds me of a Cedar Waxwing.

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