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Re: storing a food source

2009/9/16 jrc <jrccea@bellsouth.net>:
> Stonker (JAP) has been weighed at 29 pounds plus prior to departing on his
> annual flights between Scotland and Iceland, and less than 13 pounds on his
> arrival 2 to 3 days later (a 55% weight loss).

Holy blap!

> Stonker was the heaviest
> individual bird of any species known to fly by means of continuous flapping
> flight, but his % weight loss was fairly typical.  Finding it hard to
> believe doesn't make it untrue, or even rare.

Your rebuke is well taken.