Photo Credit: Marlene Cashen & Weeks Bay Reserve Foundation

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Bombycilla cedrorum

STATUS: Breeder. Common in winter, spring, and fall, and rare in summer in Mountain and Tennessee Valley regions. In Gulf Coast and Inland Coastal Plain regions, common in winter, spring, and fall, and occasional in summer. Lowest Conservation Concern.

HABITAT: Found in areas with trees and shrubs that produce fruits, such as hackberry, red mulberry, eastern red cedar, black cherry, and American holly.