This ones background also proved to be problematic. I decided to try something different and make it more like grass reeds in the background. Will that didn't work - the background was too busy and was distracting attention away from the bird. Fortunately I was able change it without having to start over again.
Cedar Waxwings are found North and Central America. They are about 15 - 18 cm in length and weigh around 30 grams.
Cedar Waxwing measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on 300gsm smooth Arches watercolour paper.
Many thanks to Rodney Campbell for the reference photo.