Petermann Island, Antarctica

Petermann Island is home to the world’s southernmost Gentoo Penguin colony. There is also an Adelie colony here and a Blue-eyed Shag colony.

Petermann Island

A mixture of Adelies and Gentoos

Gentoo parent with chicks

Gentoos

Gentoo chick with parent

Not much room for the chick anymore.

Ecstatic display

Moulting adult. The tail is already lost.

Moulting adult

Blue-eyed Shags and Gentoos

Petermann Island

February 8, 2017

Miles Hearn

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