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Sarah Faegre

Sarah Faegre

Evacuation: Final Blog for the 2007-08 Season

Oct 23, 2008

This final blog tells the story of our evacuation from our flooded field site and sums up some of the seasons high points.

February 17 2008

I am writing to you from the partially flooded city of Trinidad, Bolivia after a complicated 3-day evacuation (by boat) from the field site where we...

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Sarah Faegre

Leaving Encanta

Oct 07, 2008

A new turn for the worse give us a final conclusion to the nest of Encanta and allows us to confirm the neither eggs was viable. Now we make the most of our last days with here with the family and try to escape before the flood turns deadly.

February 10th

Today I turn 26.  We are stranded in...

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Sarah Faegre

A Sad End for the Eggs of Encanta

Oct 07, 2008

We discover that the macaws have been incubating dead eggs for the past three weeks and this sad news brings our work at Encanta to a close.

February 4th

Our time here at Encanta is wrapping up with 99% certainty that the nest is a failure.  Two dead eggs.  That is what the macaws have been...

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Hard Times For Everyone

Oct 04, 2008

February 2nd
11:30 a.m.

Rolando and Lurdes spent the non-rainy hours of yesterday gathering loads of dirt from termite mounds and hauling them back to the house in the ox-cart.  Then we all shoveled loads of dirt around the flooding corners of the house and onto the flooded floor of the...

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