Wildlife in Winter: Waxwings at Christmas

Although they are not native birds, I often associate flocks of waxwings with the run up to Christmas.┬áThese colourful birds flock in from Scandinavia each year to escape the icy winters or poor rowan berry harvests there. They reach the East coast first before spreading west in search of food. Waxwings are renowned for invading city parks, shopping centre car parks and gardens after plundering the sources of berries in the countryside.┬áSo watch out as … Continue reading Wildlife in Winter: Waxwings at Christmas