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Ushuaia

December 20 and 31, 2013

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In town

The town of Ushuaia

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Ushuaia from the Plancius
December 20, 2013

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Ushuaia

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Ushuaia
December 31, 2013

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Flora in town

Wolf-y

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Lupine
December 20, 2013

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Lupine redux

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Lupine
Ushuaia
December 31, 2013

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Legume of a different color

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possibly Retama bicolor
Ushuaia
December 31, 2013

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Poppy buds

poppy buds

Ushuaia
December 20, 2013

Birds in town

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When gulls where lipstick

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Dolphin Gull (Leucophaeus scoresbii)
Ushuaia
December 31, 2013

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In-flight gull

gull in flight

Ushuaia
December 31, 2013

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Giant petrel

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Southern giant petrel (Macronectes giganteus)
Ushuaia
December 20, 2013

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Tierra del Fuego National Park

Fox-y

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Fuegian red fox (Dusicyon culpaeus lycoides)
Tierra del Fuego National Park
December 20, 2013

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No, I am not a vegetarian. Don't make me tell you again.

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Fuegian red fox (Dusicyon culpaeus lycoides)
Tierra del Fuego National Park
December 20, 2013

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Male upland goose

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Male upland goose (Chloephaga picta)
Tierra del Fuego National Park
December 20, 2013

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Female upland goose

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Female upland goose (Chloephaga picta)
Tierra del Fuego National Park
December 20, 2013

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Drinking

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Male upland goose (Chloephaga picta)
Tierra del Fuego National Park
December 20, 2013

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Geese mates

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Upland geese (Chloephaga picta)
Tierra del Fuego National Park
December 20, 2013

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Black-necked swans

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Black-necked swan (Cygnus melancoryphus)
Tierra del Fuego National Park
December 20, 2013

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When puns just won't do

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Magellanic Woodpecker (Campephilus magellanicus)
Tierra del Fuego National Park
December 20, 2013

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Princeton bird

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Austral Negrito or Patagonian Negrito
(Lessonia rufa)
Tierra del Fuego National Park
December 20, 2013

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Night reflected by day

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Juvenile night heron
December 20, 2013

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Night flight

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Juvenile night heron
December 20, 2013

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"It was sooo big"

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Juvenile night heron
December 20, 2013

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Fungi

Cup fungus

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Galactinia pseudosylvestris - per Danny Newman - Mushroomobserver.org
Tierra del Fuego National Park
December 20, 2013

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With the scent of a wolf

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Puff ball
Tierra del Fuego National Park
December 20, 2013

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Darwin, the fun guy

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Indian Bread or Darwin's fungus
(Cyttaria darwinii)
Tierra del Fuego National Park
December 20, 2013

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When fungi try to play golf

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Indian Bread or Darwin's fungus
(Cyttaria darwinii)

Tierra del Fuego National Park
December 20, 2013

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Getting close to the Fun Guy

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Indian Bread or Darwin's fungus
(Cyttaria darwinii)
Tierra del Fuego National Park
December 20, 2013

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Flora

Beavered

beaver tree

Tree felled by beaver
Tierra del Fuego National Park
December 20, 2013

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Southern beech

southern beech

Nothofagus
perhaps Nothofagus antarctica
Tierra del Fuego National Park
December 20, 2013

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Beech base

southern beech

Nothofagus
perhaps Nothofagus antarctica
Tierra del Fuego National Park
December 20, 2013

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We are berry likely to return.

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Calafate or Magellan Barberry (Berberis buxifolia)
Tierra del Fuego National Park
December 20, 2013

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Notes We spent part of a day in Ushuaia on December 20 prior to our Antarctic cruise.
Part of that day was spent hiking in Tierra del Fuego National Park. Following the cruise, on December 31, we spent several additional hours in Ushuaia prior to our flight to Buenos Aires, thence onto the US.

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