Posts made in August 27th, 2012

Camouflage: The magical disappearing act of the least seedsnipe!

Posted by on Aug 27, 2012 in Big Toe Blog, Waddle on the Wildside | 0 comments

Key words: Camouflage, Pampas, Chile, Argentina, Least Seedsnipe Yesterday we were running through a very flat landscape of yellows, browns and dark greens. Tussocky spiky grasses and low thorny scrub stretched into the horizon with pebbles and boulders for miles. This is the Pampas- the grassland and shrubland of southern Chile and Argentina. A wild place at the bottom of the earth where the wind blows at hurricane force and snow and ice lingers for months. You wouldn’t think that very much could live here would you- in this very cold, howling and dry place? But things do! You just...

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