No.500 Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus

L=19.5cm

Rank : 3
Winter Visitor
Although the bird is a winter visitor to Japan, the number of recorded sightings is largest in March in Asakawa River basin.  The number fluctuates greatly each year. Chubby body shape; prominent crest; diagnostic yellow band on tip of tail.
Photograph (click to enlarge)

Adult