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 for Cedar bird
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  cedar bird \ce"dar bird`\, cedarbird \ce"dar*bird`\, n. (Zool.)
     Same as cedar waxwing.
     [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  cedar waxwing \ce"dar wax"wing\, n. (Zool.)
     a species of chatterer ({Bombycilla cedrorum, formerly
     Ampelis cedrorum) widely distributed over temperate North
     America, so named from its frequenting cedar trees; -- called
     also cedar bird, cherry bird, Canada robin, and
     American waxwing. It is a brownish bird about 7 inches
     long, between the size of a robin and a sparrow, has a crest
     on the head, a black face mask, and a yellow-tipped tail. The
     name comes from the black color of the tips of the wings,
     like that of a black sealing wax. They sometimes are seen in
     flocks.
     [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chatterer \Chat"ter*er\, n.
     1. A prater; an idle talker.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Zool.) A bird of the family Ampelid[ae] -- so called
        from its monotonous note. The Bohemion chatterer
        ({Ampelis garrulus) inhabits the arctic regions of both
        continents. In America the cedar bird is a more common
        species. See Bohemian chatterer, and Cedar bird.
        [1913 Webster]

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