Cedar Waxwings are notorious for getting drunk on fermented berries in the fall. Many promptly fracture their skulls flying into walls, tree trunks, but especially windows. I’ve seen a dozen or so kamikaze Waxwings smack into a glass wall in less than an hour.
A friend returned from a sailing excursion with one that managed to find his boat miles from shore in the Gulf of Mexico… and fly head first into the mast!
September 17, 2017