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Waxwings Bombycillidae (1)

(Banner Photos: Waxwing by Jim Wilson)

Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
Rare winter visitor, but large scale irruptions in some years occasionally result in more widespread records in Cork.
Winter Distribution

Distribution: a widespread breeder in northern Fennoscandia and Russia, with Europe accounting for less than a quarter of its global breeding range. (Birdlife International)