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Japanese Waxwing

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Bombycilla japonica Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Bombycillidae Family
18 cm Length
Breeds boreal forest. winters temperate forest, plantations urban areas, gardens. Range:- Breeds North-east  China & far eastern Russia. Winters eastern China Japan and Korea Habitat
 4-5 eggs, incubation by the female, 13(14)15 days, fledging 16 days. Clutch
Mainly berries also some insects, larvae, spiders. Food  
6236 - TSN: 558908 World Number
Near Threatened Status

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Czech: Brkoslav japonský
Danish: Japansk Silkehale
German: Blutseidenschwanz, Blut-Seidenschwanz, Japanischer Seidenschwanz
English: Japanese Waxwing
Spanish: Ampelis europeo, Ampelis Japonés
Estonian: amuuri siidisaba
Finnish: Japanintilhi
French: Jaseur boréal japonais, Jaseur du Japon
Italian: Beccofrusone del Giappone, Beccofrusone giapponese
Japanese: hirenjaku, Hi-renjaku
Japanese: ヒレンジャク
Korean: 홍여새
Latin: Bombycilla japonica
Dutch: Japansche Pestvogel, Japanse Pestvogel
Norwegian: Amursidensvans
Polish: jemioluszka japonska, jemiołuszka japonska, jemiołuszka japońska
Russian: Амурский свиристель, Свиристель японский, Японский свиристель
Slovak: chochlác tajgový, chochláč tajgový
Swedish: Amursidensvans
Chinese: 小太平鳥, 小太平鸟, 小太平鸟十二红, 朱連雀

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