Cuverville Island is home to a colony of several thousand pairs of Gentoo Penguins. It is named after a vice-admiral in the French navy.
Remnants from whaling days.
Moulting Gentoo Penguin
Gentoo chicks still too young to go to sea
The moult takes three weeks
returning from the sea
Skuas are always looking for food in penguin colonies.
February 8, 2017