Tag : Gentoo Penguins

Compass and iceberg

Icebergs and how to avoid them

well on my recent journey into the South Atlantic we actually sought them out. Avoiding hitting one though requires some important considerations

An adult Gentoo Penguin pauses to check the remains of a dead chick. Deception Island.

Gentoo, life and death

What goes on in the mind of a penguin?

Gentoo chick calling for its parent, Weddell Island, Falkland Islands

Gentoo Penguins, Weddell Island

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.

Gentoo Penguin launches itself from the water

Penguins can fly.

A recent visit to the Falkland Islands revealed that penguins can fly, or at least some penguins can jump very well!