National Geographic : 1930 Nov
SCOOPING SEA PARROTS OUT OF THE AIR A hunter, armed with a net on the end of a long pole, hides among the rocks. When the sea parrot, orpuffin, flocks, circling the island, fly byhe deftly snares the bird in mid-air. If the bird carries fish in its beak, the catcher lets it go, knowing that itisfeeding itsyoung. Askillful hunter can catch a thousand sea parrots in a day.