National Geographic : 1950 May
© National Geographic Society 642 Kodachromes byPaul A.Zahl Bushes Explode. A Startled Ibis Group Takes to the Air with Flurried Wings and Muted Cries Cause of the disturbance is the author (opposite page), who after 3,000 miles of travel happily suffers "scarlet ibisfever." Hisdugout canoe explores Venezuela's flooded plains by pole in shallows, by outboard motor in deeps. The captured bird isfor scientific study.