National Geographic : 1937 Sep
A PERT FRIGATE BIRD SNATCHES A TWIG FROM DR. MITCHELL This is good practice for its future occupation, stealing fish or squid from boobies and terns. Big as it is, the youngster is not old enough to fly from the nest. These feathered pirates, common on Canton Island, are known also as man-o'-war birds (page 390). CHARLIE AND JACOB SHOW AFLARE FOR FISHING Their kerosene torch lures prey toward them inashallow part of the lagoon. Once, while angling with a spear, Charlie barely escaped from abig blanket fish, dread denizen of these waters(page 387). The two Hawaiian boys were taken aboard the Avocet in Honolulu.