National Geographic : 1969 Jul
Sleepy: Two youngsters, their crops full, pant drowsily. Sleepier: Chicks' eyes close as mother keeps sharp watch. KODACHROMES (C N.G.S. Dishing up dinner, a mother of fers a piece of silver mullet to her five-week-old youngster. When he grasps the morsel with his beak, she releases it. Should a bit drop, she retrieves it and tries again. After satisfying her young with the tender body of the fish, she con sumes tail and bones herself. Eyes of the adult glisten yellow, those of the young reddish-brown. Sleepiest: They finally droop head to breast in slumber.