National Geographic : 1943 Jul
Birds on the Home Front Kodachrome by Dr. Arthur A. Allen Watchful Waiting Gets a Living The Least Flycatcher, or "chebec," watches for insects to fly past within range and quickly darts out to catch them. It is found along roadsides, in orchards, and in wood borders in northern United States and Canada. 0) Italunal1 eugrapie DoCley ouacurOumUe Dy A. A. U m1111 No Meatless Tuesday for This "Butcher Bird"-It Feeds Mostly on Grasshoppers The Loggerhead Shrike earned its nickname from its habit of impaling prey on thorns or barbs. Occasionally it captures a mouse or a small bird, but usually insects. It frequents open areas in the deep South.