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King penguin, showing ornate and distinctive neck, breast and head plumage and orange beak, Aptenodytes patagonicus, Fortuna Bay Mountains, glaciers and ocean, the rugged and beautiful topography of South Georgia Island, Grytviken Southern stingray, Dasyatis americana
King penguin, showing ornate and distinctive neck, breast and head plumage and orange beak. South Atlantic Photo.
Image ID: 24581  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Mountains, glaciers and ocean, the rugged and beautiful topography of South Georgia Island. South Atlantic Picture.
Image ID: 24580  
Location: Grytviken, South Georgia Island
 
Southern stingray. Stock Photography of South Atlantic.
Image ID: 00311  
Species: Southern stingray, Dasyatis americana
Location: Bahamas
 
Gentoo penguin coming ashore, after foraging at sea, walking through ocean water as it wades onto a sand beach.  Adult gentoo penguins grow to be 30" and 19lb in size.  They feed on fish and crustaceans.  Gentoo penguins reside in colonies well inland from the ocean, often formed of a circular collection of stones gathered by the penguins, Pygoscelis papua, New Island Magellanic penguins, coming ashore on a sandy beach.  Magellanic penguins can grow to 30" tall, 14 lbs and live over 25 years.  They feed in the water, preying on cuttlefish, sardines, squid, krill, and other crustaceans, Spheniscus magellanicus, New Island Black-browed albatross in flight, at sea.  The black-browed albatross is a medium-sized seabird at 31-37" long with a 79-94" wingspan and an average weight of 6.4-10 lb. They have a natural lifespan exceeding 70 years. They breed on remote oceanic islands and are circumpolar, ranging throughout the Southern Oceanic, Thalassarche melanophrys
Gentoo penguin coming ashore, after foraging at sea, walking through ocean water as it wades onto a sand beach. Adult gentoo penguins grow to be 30" and 19lb in size. They feed on fish and crustaceans. Gentoo penguins reside in colonies well inland from the ocean, often formed of a circular collection of stones gathered by the penguins. Photograph of South Atlantic.
Image ID: 23828  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Magellanic penguins, coming ashore on a sandy beach. Magellanic penguins can grow to 30" tall, 14 lbs and live over 25 years. They feed in the water, preying on cuttlefish, sardines, squid, krill, and other crustaceans South Atlantic Photos.
Image ID: 23924  
Species: Magellanic penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Black-browed albatross in flight, at sea. The black-browed albatross is a medium-sized seabird at 31-37" long with a 79-94" wingspan and an average weight of 6.4-10 lb. They have a natural lifespan exceeding 70 years. They breed on remote oceanic islands and are circumpolar, ranging throughout the Southern Oceanic South Atlantic Image.
Image ID: 23962  
Species: Black-browed albatross, Thalassarche melanophrys
Location: Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
South Georgia Island coastline, showing the island's characteristic rugged topography.  56% of the island is covered by 161 glaciers, which have created numerous large bays and inlets that provide excellent habitat for marine animals and seabirds. Mountains meet the sea in steep-sided seacliffs covered with sparse vegetation.  The highest point on South Georgia Island is Mt. Paget at 2,915m Gentoo penguins coming ashore, after foraging at sea, walking through ocean water as it wades onto a sand beach.  Adult gentoo penguins grow to be 30" and 19lb in size.  They feed on fish and crustaceans.  Gentoo penguins reside in colonies well inland from the ocean, often formed of a circular collection of stones gathered by the penguins, Pygoscelis papua, New Island Hiker looks down on Stromness Harbour from the pass high above
South Georgia Island coastline, showing the island's characteristic rugged topography. 56% of the island is covered by 161 glaciers, which have created numerous large bays and inlets that provide excellent habitat for marine animals and seabirds. Mountains meet the sea in steep-sided seacliffs covered with sparse vegetation. The highest point on South Georgia Island is Mt. Paget at 2,915m. Professional stock photos of South Atlantic.
Image ID: 24317  
Location: South Georgia Island
 
Gentoo penguins coming ashore, after foraging at sea, walking through ocean water as it wades onto a sand beach. Adult gentoo penguins grow to be 30" and 19lb in size. They feed on fish and crustaceans. Gentoo penguins reside in colonies well inland from the ocean, often formed of a circular collection of stones gathered by the penguins. Pictures of South Atlantic.
Image ID: 23833  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Hiker looks down on Stromness Harbour from the pass high above. South Atlantic Photo.
Image ID: 24582  
Location: Stromness Harbour, South Georgia Island
 
Salisbury Plain on South Georgia Island is home to an immense rookery of King Penguins.  It is a spectacular wildlife location, unequaled in all the world
Salisbury Plain on South Georgia Island is home to an immense rookery of King Penguins. It is a spectacular wildlife location, unequaled in all the world. South Atlantic Picture.
Image ID: 24682  
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
Pano dimensions: 1886 x 21281
 
Rockhopper penguin portrait, showing the yellowish plume feathers that extend behind its red eye in adults.  The western rockhopper penguin stands about 23" high and weights up to 7.5 lb, with a lifespan of 20-30 years, Eudyptes chrysocome, Eudyptes chrysocome chrysocome, New Island Kelp goose eating kelp, chick and adult male showing entirely white plumage.  The kelp goose is noted for eating only seaweed, primarily of the genus ulva.  It inhabits rocky coastline habitats where it forages for kelp, Chloephaga hybrida, Chloephaga hybrida malvinarum, New Island Patagonian crested duck, spreading its wings.  The crested dusk inhabits coastal regions where it forages for invertebrates and marine algae.  The male and female are similar in appearance, Lophonetta specularioides, New Island
Rockhopper penguin portrait, showing the yellowish plume feathers that extend behind its red eye in adults. The western rockhopper penguin stands about 23" high and weights up to 7.5 lb, with a lifespan of 20-30 years. Stock Photography of South Atlantic.
Image ID: 23722  
Species: Rockhopper penguin, Western rockhopper penguin, Eudyptes chrysocome, Eudyptes chrysocome chrysocome
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Kelp goose eating kelp, chick and adult male showing entirely white plumage. The kelp goose is noted for eating only seaweed, primarily of the genus ulva. It inhabits rocky coastline habitats where it forages for kelp. Photograph of South Atlantic.
Image ID: 23752  
Species: Kelp goose, Chloephaga hybrida, Chloephaga hybrida malvinarum
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Patagonian crested duck, spreading its wings. The crested dusk inhabits coastal regions where it forages for invertebrates and marine algae. The male and female are similar in appearance. South Atlantic Photos.
Image ID: 23763  
Species: Crested duck, Lophonetta specularioides
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Magellanic penguins, in grasslands at the opening of their underground burrow.  Magellanic penguins can grow to 30" tall, 14 lbs and live over 25 years.  They feed in the water, preying on cuttlefish, sardines, squid, krill, and other crustaceans, Spheniscus magellanicus, New Island Black-browed albatross in flight, over the enormous colony at Steeple Jason Island in the Falklands, Thalassarche melanophrys King penguin colony. Over 100,000 pairs of king penguins nest at Salisbury Plain, laying eggs in December and February, then alternating roles between foraging for food and caring for the egg or chick, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Magellanic penguins, in grasslands at the opening of their underground burrow. Magellanic penguins can grow to 30" tall, 14 lbs and live over 25 years. They feed in the water, preying on cuttlefish, sardines, squid, krill, and other crustaceans South Atlantic Image.
Image ID: 23776  
Species: Magellanic penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Black-browed albatross in flight, over the enormous colony at Steeple Jason Island in the Falklands. Professional stock photos of South Atlantic.
Image ID: 24077  
Species: Black-browed albatross, Thalassarche melanophrys
Location: Steeple Jason Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
King penguin colony. Over 100,000 pairs of king penguins nest at Salisbury Plain, laying eggs in December and February, then alternating roles between foraging for food and caring for the egg or chick. Pictures of South Atlantic.
Image ID: 24388  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
 
Adult male Antarctic fur seal (bull), chasing down a female in his harem to confirm his dominance, during mating season, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay Steeple Jason Island, southwestern exposure, looking south pass the isthmus toward the southern half of the island.  Steeple Jason is one of the remote Jason Group of Islands in the West Falklands.  Uninhabited, the island is spectacular both for its rugged scenery and its enormous breeding colony of black-browed albatross.  Steeple Jason Island is now owned and administered by the Wildlife Conservation Society King penguin colony and the Bay of Isles on the northern coast of South Georgia Island.  Over 100,000 nesting pairs of king penguins reside here.  Dark patches in the colony are groups of juveniles with fluffy brown plumage.  The icebreaker M/V Polar Star lies at anchor, Aptenodytes patagonicus, Salisbury Plain
Adult male Antarctic fur seal (bull), chasing down a female in his harem to confirm his dominance, during mating season. South Atlantic Photo.
Image ID: 24334  
Species: Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Steeple Jason Island, southwestern exposure, looking south pass the isthmus toward the southern half of the island. Steeple Jason is one of the remote Jason Group of Islands in the West Falklands. Uninhabited, the island is spectacular both for its rugged scenery and its enormous breeding colony of black-browed albatross. Steeple Jason Island is now owned and administered by the Wildlife Conservation Society. South Atlantic Picture.
Image ID: 24085  
Location: Steeple Jason Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
King penguin colony and the Bay of Isles on the northern coast of South Georgia Island. Over 100,000 nesting pairs of king penguins reside here. Dark patches in the colony are groups of juveniles with fluffy brown plumage. The icebreaker M/V Polar Star lies at anchor. Stock Photography of South Atlantic.
Image ID: 24383  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
 
King penguins gather in a steam to molt, below a waterfall on a cobblestone beach at Hercules Bay, Aptenodytes patagonicus Fortuna Bay, with icebreaker M/V Polar Star at anchor Northern giant portrait, profile, head detail.  The distinctive tube nose (naricorn), characteristic of species in the Procellariidae family (tube-snouts), is easily seen, Macronectes halli, Right Whale Bay
King penguins gather in a steam to molt, below a waterfall on a cobblestone beach at Hercules Bay. Photograph of South Atlantic.
Image ID: 24384  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Hercules Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Fortuna Bay, with icebreaker M/V Polar Star at anchor. South Atlantic Photos.
Image ID: 24593  
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Northern giant portrait, profile, head detail. The distinctive tube nose (naricorn), characteristic of species in the Procellariidae family (tube-snouts), is easily seen. South Atlantic Image.
Image ID: 23679  
Species: Northern giant petrel, Macronectes halli
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Imperial shag or blue-eyed shag, in tussock grass.  The Imperial Shag is about 30" long and 4-8 lbs, with males averaging larger than females.  It can dive as deep as 80' while foraging for small benthic fish, crustaceans, polychaetes, gastropods and octopuses, Phalacrocorax atriceps, Leucocarbo atriceps, New Island Upland goose, male, walking across grasslands. Males have a white head and breast, females are brown with black-striped wings and yellow feet. Upland geese are 24-29"  long and weigh about 7 lbs, Chloephaga picta, New Island Gentoo penguin coming ashore, after foraging at sea, walking through ocean water as it wades onto a sand beach.  Adult gentoo penguins grow to be 30" and 19lb in size.  They feed on fish and crustaceans.  Gentoo penguins reside in colonies well inland from the ocean, often formed of a circular collection of stones gathered by the penguins, Pygoscelis papua, New Island
Imperial shag or blue-eyed shag, in tussock grass. The Imperial Shag is about 30" long and 4-8 lbs, with males averaging larger than females. It can dive as deep as 80' while foraging for small benthic fish, crustaceans, polychaetes, gastropods and octopuses. Professional stock photos of South Atlantic.
Image ID: 23761  
Species: Imperial shag, Phalacrocorax atriceps, Leucocarbo atriceps
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Upland goose, male, walking across grasslands. Males have a white head and breast, females are brown with black-striped wings and yellow feet. Upland geese are 24-29" long and weigh about 7 lbs. Pictures of South Atlantic.
Image ID: 23769  
Species: Upland goose, Chloephaga picta
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Gentoo penguin coming ashore, after foraging at sea, walking through ocean water as it wades onto a sand beach. Adult gentoo penguins grow to be 30" and 19lb in size. They feed on fish and crustaceans. Gentoo penguins reside in colonies well inland from the ocean, often formed of a circular collection of stones gathered by the penguins. South Atlantic Photo.
Image ID: 23830  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Gentoo penguin coming ashore, after foraging at sea, walking through ocean water as it wades onto a sand beach.  Adult gentoo penguins grow to be 30" and 19lb in size.  They feed on fish and crustaceans.  Gentoo penguins reside in colonies well inland from the ocean, often formed of a circular collection of stones gathered by the penguins, Pygoscelis papua, New Island Gentoo penguin coming ashore, after foraging at sea, walking through ocean water as it wades onto a sand beach.  Adult gentoo penguins grow to be 30" and 19lb in size.  They feed on fish and crustaceans.  Gentoo penguins reside in colonies well inland from the ocean, often formed of a circular collection of stones gathered by the penguins, Pygoscelis papua, New Island Magellanic penguins walk through tussock grass, on their way to their burrows after foraging at sea all day, Spheniscus magellanicus, Carcass Island
Gentoo penguin coming ashore, after foraging at sea, walking through ocean water as it wades onto a sand beach. Adult gentoo penguins grow to be 30" and 19lb in size. They feed on fish and crustaceans. Gentoo penguins reside in colonies well inland from the ocean, often formed of a circular collection of stones gathered by the penguins. South Atlantic Picture.
Image ID: 23832  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Gentoo penguin coming ashore, after foraging at sea, walking through ocean water as it wades onto a sand beach. Adult gentoo penguins grow to be 30" and 19lb in size. They feed on fish and crustaceans. Gentoo penguins reside in colonies well inland from the ocean, often formed of a circular collection of stones gathered by the penguins. Stock Photography of South Atlantic.
Image ID: 23834  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Magellanic penguins walk through tussock grass, on their way to their burrows after foraging at sea all day. Photograph of South Atlantic.
Image ID: 24000  
Species: Magellanic penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Upland goose, male, beside pond in the interior of Carcass Island near Leopard Beach, Chloephaga picta Black-browed albatross, in flight over the ocean.  The wingspan of the black-browed albatross can reach 10', it can weigh up to 10 lbs and live for as many as 70 years, Thalassarche melanophrys, Steeple Jason Island
Upland goose, male, beside pond in the interior of Carcass Island near Leopard Beach. South Atlantic Photos.
Image ID: 24011  
Species: Upland goose, Chloephaga picta
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Black-browed albatross, in flight over the ocean. The wingspan of the black-browed albatross can reach 10', it can weigh up to 10 lbs and live for as many as 70 years. South Atlantic Image.
Image ID: 24144  
Species: Black-browed albatross, Thalassarche melanophrys
Location: Steeple Jason Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 


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Animal  >  Bird  >  Albatross (Diomedeidae)  >  Black-Browed Albatross
Animal  >  Bird  >  Albatross (Diomedeidae)  >  Wandering Albatross
Animal  >  Bird  >  Cormorant (Phalacrocoracidae)  >  Imperial Shag
Animal  >  Bird  >  Duck (Anatidae)  >  Crested Duck
Animal  >  Bird  >  Duck (Anatidae)  >  Steamer duck
Animal  >  Bird  >  Goose (Anatidae)  >  Kelp goose
Animal  >  Bird  >  Goose (Anatidae)  >  Upland goose
Animal  >  Bird  >  Penguin  >  Gentoo Penguin
Animal  >  Bird  >  Penguin  >  King Penguin
Animal  >  Bird  >  Penguin  >  Macaroni Penguin
Animal  >  Bird  >  Penguin  >  Magellanic Penguin
Animal  >  Bird  >  Penguin  >  Rockhopper Penguin
Animal  >  Mammal  >  Caribou
Animal  >  Pinniped  >  Antarctic Fur Seal
Animal  >  Pinniped  >  Southern Elephant Seal
Animal  >  Ray  >  Southern Stingray
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Aptenodytes patagonicus
Arctocephalus gazella
Chloephaga hybrida
Chloephaga hybrida malvinarum
Chloephaga picta
Dasyatis americana
Diomedea exulans
Eudyptes chrysocome
Eudyptes chrysocome chrysocome
Eudyptes chrysolophus
Leucocarbo atriceps
Lophonetta specularioides
Macronectes halli
Mirounga leonina
Phalacrocorax atriceps
Phalcoboenus australis
Pygoscelis papua
Rangifer tarandus
Spheniscus magellanicus
Tachyeres brachypterus
Thalassarche melanophrys

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