National Geographic : 1931 Jan
00 Photograph by Capt. A. W. Stevens FROM MUD FLATS, SWAMPS, AND JUNGLES COUNTLESS THOUSANDS OF BIRDS ROSE BENEATH THE ROARING PLANE Herons, cranes, ducks, snipe, curlew, parrots, ibis, and flamingo-all were observed. So were doves, migrating from Haiti toCuba. The largest flocks of birds, estimated at from 4,000 to 6,000, were seen from Venezuela down through the Guianas,and tothe Amazon Delta. Flamingos along Venezuela's coastal mud flats. Black outlines below are the birds' shadows.