Crop milk is a secretion from the lining of the crop of parent birds that is regurgitated to young birds. They are found among all pigeons and doves where they are referred to as pigeon milk. Crop milk is also produced by flamingos and some penguins.
... during Season 2, the father of Deelishis requests a crate of pigeon milk at dinner ... Ptasie mleczko (Polish bird milk) is the name of Polish candy, which variations are also popular in Eastern Europe countries as Ptichye Moloko (Russian птичье молоко), ptashyne ...
... Adverse weather such as a storm or hail could devastate crop fields and orchards, and thus jeopardize the livelihood of farmers in the affected area ... away from their family estates, villages, or regions, to save their crops ... zduhać could take the storms and hail clouds over the territory of another zduhać to destroy its crops ...
... It is not known how the young were fed, but related pigeons provide crop milk ... Contemporary depictions show a large crop, which was probably used to add space for food storage and to produce crop milk ... maximum size attained by the Dodo and the Solitaire was limited by the amount of crop milk they could produce for their young during early growth ...
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