Hannah Point, South Shetlands, Antarctica

Hannah Point is named after the British sealer Hannah which was wrecked near here on Christmas Day in 1820. It has large Gentoo and Chinstrap Penguin colonies, Southern Elephant Seals, Giant Petrels and Kelp Gulls.

Hannah Point

Gentoo Penguin

Gentoo Penguin with Chinstrap Penguin

Moulting Chinstrap Penguins near rocks loaded with lichen.

Chinstrap feeding chick

Moulting Chinstrap Penguin

Skua

Kelp Gull

Kelp Gull chick

Feathers from moulting penguins

Giant Petrel chick

Giant petrel chick

Elephant Seals

Hannah Point

February 20, 2017

Miles Hearn

 

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