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Wild animals in the field

November 10, 2008

I started the domesticated animals in the field meme a few days ago — it has now evolved into a wild animals in the field meme.

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you probably have seen these already.

Hawk in Patagonia

Hawk in Patagonia (© 2008

Guanaco in Patagonia


Guanaco in Patagonia (© 2008

Andean Condor in Patagonia (he’s helping us do some clast counts on that conglomerate)

Andean Condor in Patagonia (© 2008

Zebra in a reserve in South Africa (see more photos from here on this post)

Zebra in South African reserve (© 2008

A couple Ibis on a fence in Patagonia


Ibis in Patagonia (© 2008

A pygmy owl in Patagonia (this adult is about the size of your fist)


Pygmy Owl in Patagonia (© 2008

Also check out this post with a video of some Austral Parakeets near our campsite in Patagonia.


3 Comments leave one →
  1. November 11, 2008 5:32 pm

    Brian, these are truly awesome photos!

  2. November 12, 2008 8:58 am

    SF … thanks!

  3. Karen permalink
    November 13, 2008 4:26 pm

    Very cool photos! Especially the guanaco. New World camelids are so cute, aren’t they? At least to look at.

    I gotta know, though, how you get the condor to help. I’m working on Mt. Hamilton (school project, not real research) with a whole flock of turkey vultures in the area, and they’ve never once even volunteered to go look for blueschist, much less contacts.

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