As year-round residents, Bohemian waxwings like this one spend four seasons in the Wood River Valley—and, like all of us, they braved low single-digit temperatures throughout the week. Along with similarly plumed cedar waxwings, these full-bellied birds stay that way by scouring fruit trees abandoned by fair-weather birds. It’s rare to see one by its lonesome—typically, waxwings mass in noisy groups, chattering over a winter’s meal.

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