Gentoos are quite a successful species. Whereas the range for some penguin species has shrunk in recent years, the range for Gentoos has actually extended with them displacing other species in some locations.
when photographing a penguin colony, it’s worth looking around the edges of the group to try and isolate an individual.
Black-browed albatross nest on several of the Falkland Islands. By February most of the chicks are well developed, some with their adult plumage starting to show through.
A recent visit to the Falkland Islands revealed that penguins can fly, or at least some penguins can jump very well!
Shags are quite the aerialists! Splaying their wings and feet to increase wind resistance and slow down for landing within the colony.
The beautiful Rock Cormorant nests on cliff ledges overlooking the sea in the Falkland Islands.