“Buds” are usually included in lists of foods that waxwings will find to eat in late winter and spring, but check out this article about what the waxwings (mostly Bohemians) were actually eating in a silver maple in Toronto on April 4th - 5th 2008.
https://sora.unm.edu/sites/default/files/165-174%20OB%20Vol%2026%20%233%20Dec2008.pdf -Geo > On Apr 18, 2018, at 6:47 PM, Linda Callahan <linda.calconsult...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > I have a rather large flock (more than 25) of cedar waxwings in my silver > maple tree. The buds are swelling on the tree - is that what they're > interested in? I've had them on my crabapples and native junipers before, but > those berries are all gone. > > Linda > > > -- > Cayugabirds-L List Info: > Welcome and Basics > Rules and Information > Subscribe, Configuration and Leave > Archives: > The Mail Archive > Surfbirds > BirdingOnThe.Net > Please submit your observations to eBird! > -- -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://email@example.com/maillist.html 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds 3) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ --