Or, “how’d he do that?”
It is mystifying to watch the larger birds scrunch their necks so they look like spirals, partly because it happens so fast and a turn of the head makes it look like a bad yoga position.
One turn to look the other way.
Then his head is down like a corkscrew. The rest of his body never moved as if it wasn’t attached.
A slideshow like an old-time flip book if your browser allows it:
Old rice fields at Magnolia Plantation, Charleston, SC 1/4/2017.