. Through the heart of Patagonia. Natural history. 78 THROUGH THE HEART OF PATAGONIA general way carry off with them. For all my shooting in Patagonia I used No. 4 shot and 26 gr. of ballistite. The gun which I used most was a 12-bore moderately choked in both i i T -"^f. 1 X; . Ik VfV'.-''^^ BAD STALKING (CALIFATE-BUSH ON PAMPA barrels, and this I found answered every purpose of wild-fowl shooting in Patagonia excellently. "At reasonable ranges a number of black-necked swans [Cygnus nigricollis) fell to this weapon. " After picking up the goose, we again turned our attention to

. Through the heart of Patagonia. Natural history. 78 THROUGH THE HEART OF PATAGONIA general way carry off with them. For all my shooting in Patagonia I used No. 4 shot and 26 gr. of ballistite. The gun which I used most was a 12-bore moderately choked in both i i T -"^f. 1 X; . Ik VfV'.-''^^ BAD STALKING (CALIFATE-BUSH ON PAMPA barrels, and this I found answered every purpose of wild-fowl shooting in Patagonia excellently. "At reasonable ranges a number of black-necked swans [Cygnus nigricollis) fell to this weapon. " After picking up the goose, we again turned our attention to Stock Photo
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. Through the heart of Patagonia. Natural history. 78 THROUGH THE HEART OF PATAGONIA general way carry off with them. For all my shooting in Patagonia I used No. 4 shot and 26 gr. of ballistite. The gun which I used most was a 12-bore moderately choked in both i i T -"^f. 1 X; . Ik VfV'.-''^^ BAD STALKING (CALIFATE-BUSH ON PAMPA barrels, and this I found answered every purpose of wild-fowl shooting in Patagonia excellently. "At reasonable ranges a number of black-necked swans [Cygnus nigricollis) fell to this weapon. " After picking up the goose, we again turned our attention to the nineteen that I have mentioned earlier. They then went on a good distance downstream, and here, under cover of the rushes, we stalked up within twenty yards of them, and shot three as they rose. One of the flock swung back, and both of us fired at him, bringing him down. Thinking we had enough geese, we decided to follow the ducks, which we did in a rather desultory manner. We bagged two more, both pintails, before we returned to camp in the evening, having had a very pleasant day's sport.". Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Prichard, Hesketh Vernon Hesketh, 1876-1922; Moreno, Francisco Pascasio, 1852-1919; Woodward, Arthur Smith, 1864-1944; Thomas, Oldfield, 1858-1929; Britten, James, 1846-1924; Rendle, A. B. (Alfred Barton), 1865-1938; Millais, John Guille, 1865-1931, illus; Saville, Marshall H. (Marshall Howard), 1867-1935. fmo sgn; Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. fmo; Huntington Free Library. fmo. New York, D. Appleton and Company

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