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Dispersing Mistletoe seeds by Japanese Waxwing

Japanese Waxwing loves to eat Mistletoe berries and disperse their seeds wrapped by sticky cellulose called viscin.

see www.juno.dti.ne.jp/~skknari/yadorigi-viscin.htm

www.fs.fed.us/pnw/pubs/journals/pnw_2003_aukema001.pdf

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Taken on March 9, 2014