Deception Island, Antarctica: Dec 7, 2013

1 degree and sunny

Bird Highlight: about 200,000 pairs of chinstrap penguins

chinstrap penguin

chinstrap penguin

Botany Highlight: many colourful lichen

lichen

lichen

Mammals: weddell seal, humpback whale

Weddell seal

Weddell seal

Bird list: chinstrap penguin, gentoo penguin, southern giant petrel, southern fulmar, cape petrel, Wilson’s storm petrel, Antarctic shag, snowy sheathbill, south polar skua, kelp gull, Antarctic tern (11 species)

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