🦉 The Bohemian waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus)
📚 Bombycilla bombux (Greek) silk, cilla (Latin) tail
📚 Garrulus lat .: garrire to chatter, babble, chirp, garrulus chatty, chirping, noisy; ax prone to
In the Slavic languages, this bird has a name something like "sackbut/panpipe" such a name for a reason. Translated from the Old Russian language, this word means "to whistle loudly". The waxwing sings in a gentle and thin voice, and the whole bird trill resembles the murmur of a brook.
With the arrival of winter, these birds fly in large flocks to cities, where they look for food in the form of various berries and fruits. In particular, their diet consists of rowan berries, small wild apples. They noisily besiege bushes and trees, eat berries, swallowing whole. And after a hearty meal, they love to sit on the treetops under the sun.