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Bombycilla japonica (홍여새; 紅連雀)

Its scientific name is Bombycilla japonica, and it belongs to Bombycillidae of Passeriformes. They live together as a group of ten to twenty.

They are widely distributed in the subantarctic zone of the northern hemisphere such as the southeastern area of Siberia and the northern area of China. Japanese Waxwing has a red region at the end of its tail, and Bohemian Waxing has a yellow part. Their chief prey is the ripe persimmon on the persimmon tree, the fruit of Pyracantha, and Rosa multiflora.

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  • Uploaded on March 6, 2011
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    by ssSUH
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D3S
    • Taken on 2011/03/01 13:23:48
    • Exposure: 0.000s (1/2500)
    • Focal Length: 200.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO3200
    • Exposure Bias: -0.67 EV
    • No flash