Photographic impressions from our travels…
Above: A Kelp Gull flies over a colony of King Cormorants nesting in the Beagle Channel at the tip of South America.
Right: A Rock Shag, a species of cormorants, sometimes called Magellanic shags. They are rarely seen but can be encountered around the Falkland Islands. This one was photographed off Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. They nest on cliffs or steep, rocky places.
A Gentoo Penguin mother with her young chick in a rookery on the south coast of the main island in the Falklands.
A Puffin from the Shetland Islands in the North Sea.
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