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Photography of Homer L. Shantz

Flock of birds

Contributor: 
The University of Arizona Herbarium
Creator: 
Homer Leroy Shantz
Description: 
A flock of black birds which break down the palm trees. At 4:45, N.E. 60Ëš. Many native villages on the right. Here they had cut down oil palms to make palm wine. Anastomus lamelligerus, said to destroy young chickens. They roost in great numbers on the leaves of oil palm and break down the leaves - giving palms a very peculiar appearance. [Shantz travel journal, Jan. 17, 1920]
Format: 
image/jpeg
Language: 
English
Title: 
azu_shantz_19200117_37081_m
Created: 
1920-01-17
City: 
Kabelive
City Then: 
Kabelive
Continent: 
Africa
Country: 
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Country Then: 
Belgian Congo
Is this item in the public domain?: 
No