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Magellanic penguins walk through tussock grass, on their way to their burrows after foraging at sea all day, Spheniscus magellanicus, Carcass Island Upland goose, male, beside pond in the interior of Carcass Island near Leopard Beach, Chloephaga picta Gentoo penguin.  Gentoo penguins reach 36" in height and weigh up to 20 lbs.  They are the fastest swimming species of penguing, feeding in marine crustaceans and fishes, Pygoscelis papua, Carcass Island Magellanic penguin, at its burrow in short grass, in the interior of Carcass Island, Spheniscus magellanicus Gentoo penguins walk through tussock grass.  After foraging in the ocean for food, the penguins make their way to the interior of the island to rest at their colony, Pygoscelis papua, Carcass Island Gentoo penguin, vocalizing, atop of hill of tall tussock grass, Pygoscelis papua, Carcass Island Magellanic penguins, at their burrow in short grass, in the interior of Carcass Island, Spheniscus magellanicus Gentoo penguin defends its dead chick (right), from the striated caracara (left) that has just killed it.  The penguin continued to defend its lifeless chick for hours, in spite of the futulity and inevitabliityof the final result.  Striated caracaras eventually took possession of the dead chick and fed upon it, Phalcoboenus australis, Pygoscelis papua, Steeple Jason Island Visitors watch gentoo and Magellanic penguins on beautiful Leopard Beach, coming ashore after they have foraged at sea, Carcass Island Beautiful white sand beach, on the southern tip of Carcass Island, with gentoo and Magellanic penguins coming and going to sea Beautiful white sand beach, on the southern tip of Carcass Island, with gentoo and Magellanic penguins coming and going to sea Gentoo penguin, returning from the sea after foraging for crustaceans, krill and fish, Pygoscelis papua, Carcass Island Magellanic penguin, juvenile, coming ashore on a sand beach after foraging at sea, Spheniscus magellanicus, Carcass Island Kelp goose, male with chick, Chloephaga hybrida, Carcass Island Ponds and grasses, in the interior of Carcass Island near Dyke Bay Visitors walk across Carcass Island, named for the HMS Carcass which surveyed the island in 1766 Magellanic penguins walk through tussock grass.  After foraging in the ocean for food, the penguins make their way to the interior of the island to rest at their colony, Pygoscelis papua, Carcass Island Flightless steamer duck, male, with ducklings, swimming in the ocean, Tachyeres Brachypterus, Carcass Island Upland goose, male (white) and female, beside pond in the interior of Carcass Island near Dyke Bay, Chloephaga picta Mixed group of Magellanic and gentoo penguins, walk from the ocean through tall tussock grass to the interior of Carcass Island, Pygoscelis papua, Spheniscus magellanicus Kelp goose, male, Chloephaga hybrida, Carcass Island Magellanic penguin, at its burrow in short grass, in the interior of Carcass Island, Spheniscus magellanicus Gentoo penguin, returning from the sea after foraging for crustaceans, krill and fish, Pygoscelis papua, Carcass Island Magellanic penguin, coming ashore after foraging in the ocean for food, Spheniscus magellanicus, Carcass Island Magellanic penguin, juvenile, coming ashore on a sand beach after foraging at sea, Spheniscus magellanicus, Carcass Island Magellanic penguin, juvenile, coming ashore on a sand beach after foraging at sea, Spheniscus magellanicus, Carcass Island Gentoo penguins, Carcass Island, Pygoscelis papua Magellanic penguin, juvenile, coming ashore on a sand beach after foraging at sea, Spheniscus magellanicus, Carcass Island Magellanic penguin, coming ashore after foraging in the ocean for food, Spheniscus magellanicus, Carcass Island Gentoo penguin, walking over short grass to their colony on Carcass Island, Pygoscelis papua Magellanic penguin walks through tussock grass.  After foraging in the ocean for food, the penguin make its way to the interior of the island to rest at its colony, Pygoscelis papua, Carcass Island Gentoo penguin, portrait showing the distinctive orange bill and bonnet-shaped striped across its head, Pygoscelis papua, Carcass Island Gentoo penguin, portrait showing the distinctive orange bill and bonnet-shaped striped across its head, Pygoscelis papua, Carcass Island, d 0.814816 0.348478, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom Magellanic penguin walks through tussock grass.  After foraging in the ocean for food, the penguin make its way to the interior of the island to rest at its colony, Pygoscelis papua, Carcass Island Gentoo penguin.  Gentoo penguins reach 36" in height and weigh up to 20 lbs.  They are the fastest swimming species of penguing, feeding in marine crustaceans and fishes, Pygoscelis papua, Carcass Island Kelp goose, male, Chloephaga hybrida, Carcass Island Gentoo penguins, Carcass Island, Pygoscelis papua LBB (little brown bird), unidentified, eating some kind of worm, Carcass Island Flightless steamer duck, Tachyeres Brachypterus, Carcass Island Magellanic oystercatcher, foraging for food on a beach, Haematopus leucopodus, Carcass Island Magellanic penguins walk across sandy beach, heading over tussock grass to the interior of Carcass Island to their underground burrows Magellanic penguins, coming ashore after foraging at sea, Spheniscus magellanicus, Carcass Island Magellanic penguins, adult (right) and juvenile, coming ashore after foraging in the ocean for food, Spheniscus magellanicus, Carcass Island Magellanic penguin, juvenile, coming ashore on a sand beach after foraging at sea, Spheniscus magellanicus, Carcass Island Magellanic penguins, coming ashore after foraging in the ocean for food, Spheniscus magellanicus, Carcass Island Gentoo penguin, returning from the sea after foraging for crustaceans, krill and fish, Pygoscelis papua, Carcass Island Gentoo penguin, returning from the sea after foraging for crustaceans, krill and fish, Pygoscelis papua, Carcass Island Gentoo penguin.  Gentoo penguins reach 36" in height and weigh up to 20 lbs.  They are the fastest swimming species of penguing, feeding in marine crustaceans and fishes, Pygoscelis papua, Carcass Island Gentoo penguins, Carcass Island, Pygoscelis papua Magellanic penguin, juvenile, coming ashore on a sand beach after foraging at sea, Spheniscus magellanicus, Carcass Island   more ...

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Updated: September 25, 2020