Gewat ba ofer wagholm winde gefysed flota famiheals fugle
gelicost (Beowulf 210-19) Time went forth; the ship was on the waves, the boat under the cliff.
In studies of species that are dichromatic with regard to age but not sex, Rohwer (1985) showed that dyed immature Harris' sparrows (Zonotrichia querula) dominated other immatures, Parsons and Baptista (1980) increased white-crowned sparrow dominance by plucking the immature birds' crowns and reintroducing them with new adult feathers to adults, and Fugle
, et al.
The Old English version, found in the Exeter Book alongside the famous riddle collection, depicts the flight of that bird as hidden from enemies on earth (Was pass fugles
flyht feondum on eorpan / dyrne ond degol, pam pe deorc gewit / haefdon on hrepre, heortan staenne) (Krapp and Dobbie, III.