Tuesday, January 8, 2008

The lost Knots

We have surveyed the northern wintering location on the Patagonian
mainland but to no avail. Where are all the knots? Meanwhile, back at
camp we had a brief moment of excitement as we saw our resident flock
grow slighty, to about 400 knots.

This morning brought a change in the unusually nice (nice, that is,
for Patahonia) weather we have been experiencing. Our cook tent
collapsed in high winds. We were fortunate, though, that while
getting water in town, the mayor let us use a municipal building to
shower and do laundry!

Today's knot survey was shocking and dissapoiting, our resident flock
has now dissapeared. Tomorrow we are off again in search of our lost


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