Waxwings (Bombycillidae)

Japanese Waxwing (Bombycilla japonica) - HBW 10, p. 317

French: Jaseur du Japon German: Blutseidenschwanz Spanish: Ampelis Japonés
Other common names: East Asian Waxwing

Taxonomy: Bombycivora japonica Siebold, 1824, Kumamoto and Fukuoka prefectures, Kyushu, Japan.
Appears to be most closely related to B. garrulus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Breeds SE Russia (E Yakutia, Khabarovsk and Amur), also irregularly in adjacent NE China (N Heilongjiang); non-breeding mainly E China, Korea and Japan.

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