National Geographic : 1928 Jan
BIRD BANDING, THE TELLTALE OF MIGRATORY FLIGHT -, *'a. 'v -. c,-\4 , ...-. 4 ~- - - -,a - ____ __~t - \.-- ~ ;-, ~ 13~: . Photograph by R. D. Sloane FEATHERED CITIZENS OF THE AIR FIND SANCTUARY HERE This bird refuge of Kingsville, Ontario, has become a favorite resort for Wild Geese and other migrating flocks (see text, page 95). They know where they are safe and fly up well out of reach of gunshot before venturing off the protected property of the sanctuary. PLACING A BAND ON A STARLING Hardy and pugnacious, the Starling is well fitted to care for itself in the struggle for existence. Although its ancestors came from Europe less than half a century ago, it has spread rapidly through the north and middle Atlantic sections and threatens to become a real pest.