National Geographic : 1951 Jun
Dinner Is Served, but the Menu Is Hidden in Cedar Waxwing's Throat Regurgitated fruits, with insects for dessert, await mother's three star boarders. Using her esophagus as a basket, she carries enough for all. The speedlight's stroboscopic flash, freezing motion, analyzes the wingspread. 812 Wing Outthrust Like a Clenched Fist, One Redpoll Bluffs Another from the Chow Line The two follow the flock's peck order, a feeding arrangement established by intimidation or combat (page 792). First bite goes to the prime bully, but if he loses his pep he will drop low in the queue. Winter visitors to Ithaca, New York, the redpolls flew out of the far north (page 802).