POTD 8/9/22

August 09, 2022  •  1 Comment

THE PITS - A female Scarlet Tanager pits a cherry with its tongue. Birds frequently swallow food whole and process it in their digestive tract...but this photo makes it appear that Tanagers work the pit from the cherry and discard it rather than swallow the entire cherry.


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Janie Western(non-registered)
OMG that is so interesting!
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