CEDAR WAXWING, BOMBYCILLA CEDRORUM,FEEDS ON AVOCADO FLOWERS

Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) Science Article 1

abstract

The mystery of some of the injuries and losses of avocado leaves, flowers and very small fruits was apparently solved, in part by observing cedar waxwing birds. Substantiation of feeding was made by examination of crop con tents where leaf and flower segments were observed.

D. O. WOLFENBARGER, Florida Agricultural Experiment Stations Journal Series No. 4644.

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