In the spirit of last week’s Penguin Appreciation Day, we continue with our series on biologist John Avise’s penguin shots from a recent trip to the Antarctic, the Falklands, and South Georgia. And remember, it’s always Penguin Appreciation Day, as almost all species are endangered by global warming and the breakup of ice. John’s notes and IDs are indented.
Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome), Falkland Islands:
Carrying nesting material:
These penguins had nests interspersed with those of Black-browed Albatrosses (Thalassarche melanophris):
Sitting on two eggs: