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Carcasses of dead sockeye salmon, line the edge of the Adams River.  These salmon have already completed their spawning and have died, while other salmon are still swimming upstream and have yet to lay their eggs, Oncorhynchus nerka, Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada Add To Light Table Booby Bird Carcass on Barren Coral Rubble Beach, Clipperton Island Add To Light Table Booby Bird Carcass on Barren Coral Rubble Beach, Clipperton Island Add To Light Table
Carcasses of dead sockeye salmon, line the edge of the Adams River. These salmon have already completed their spawning and have died, while other salmon are still swimming upstream and have yet to lay their eggs.
Image ID: 26154  
Species: Sockeye salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka
Location: Adams River, Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada
 
Booby Bird Carcass on Barren Coral Rubble Beach, Clipperton Island.
Image ID: 33095  
Location: Clipperton Island, France
 
Booby Bird Carcass on Barren Coral Rubble Beach, Clipperton Island.
Image ID: 33079  
Location: Clipperton Island, France
 
Hyena consuming wildebeest carcass, Kenya, They hyena has strong jaws that allow it to break carcass bones and eat the marrow within, Crocuta crocuta, Olare Orok Conservancy Add To Light Table Magellanic penguins walk through tussock grass, on their way to their burrows after foraging at sea all day, Spheniscus magellanicus, Carcass Island Add To Light Table Upland goose, male, beside pond in the interior of Carcass Island near Leopard Beach, Chloephaga picta Add To Light Table
Hyena consuming wildebeest carcass, Kenya, They hyena has strong jaws that allow it to break carcass bones and eat the marrow within.
Image ID: 29997  
Species: Spotted Hyena, Crocuta crocuta
Location: Olare Orok Conservancy, Kenya
 
Magellanic penguins walk through tussock grass, on their way to their burrows after foraging at sea all day.
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.
Image ID: 24011  
Species: Upland goose, Chloephaga picta
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
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 Add To Light Table Magellanic penguin, at its burrow in short grass, in the interior of Carcass Island, Spheniscus magellanicus Add To Light Table 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 Add To Light Table
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.
Image ID: 23963  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Magellanic penguin, at its burrow in short grass, in the interior of Carcass Island.
Image ID: 23964  
Species: Magellanic penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
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.
Image ID: 23970  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Gentoo penguin, vocalizing, atop of hill of tall tussock grass, Pygoscelis papua, Carcass Island Add To Light Table Magellanic penguins, at their burrow in short grass, in the interior of Carcass Island, Spheniscus magellanicus Add To Light Table 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 Add To Light Table
Gentoo penguin, vocalizing, atop of hill of tall tussock grass.
Image ID: 23983  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Magellanic penguins, at their burrow in short grass, in the interior of Carcass Island.
Image ID: 24063  
Species: Magellanic penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
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.
Image ID: 24075  
Species: Striated caracara, Gentoo penguin, Phalcoboenus australis, Pygoscelis papua
Location: Steeple Jason Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Visitors watch gentoo and Magellanic penguins on beautiful Leopard Beach, coming ashore after they have foraged at sea, Carcass Island Add To Light Table Beautiful white sand beach, on the southern tip of Carcass Island, with gentoo and Magellanic penguins coming and going to sea Add To Light Table Beautiful white sand beach, on the southern tip of Carcass Island, with gentoo and Magellanic penguins coming and going to sea Add To Light Table
Visitors watch gentoo and Magellanic penguins on beautiful Leopard Beach, coming ashore after they have foraged at sea.
Image ID: 23973  
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Beautiful white sand beach, on the southern tip of Carcass Island, with gentoo and Magellanic penguins coming and going to sea.
Image ID: 23985  
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Beautiful white sand beach, on the southern tip of Carcass Island, with gentoo and Magellanic penguins coming and going to sea.
Image ID: 24010  
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Northern giant petrel scavenging a fur seal carcass.  Giant petrels will often feed on carrion, defending it in a territorial manner from other petrels and carrion feeders, Macronectes halli, Right Whale Bay Add To Light Table Gentoo penguin, returning from the sea after foraging for crustaceans, krill and fish, Pygoscelis papua, Carcass Island Add To Light Table Magellanic penguin, juvenile, coming ashore on a sand beach after foraging at sea, Spheniscus magellanicus, Carcass Island Add To Light Table
Northern giant petrel scavenging a fur seal carcass. Giant petrels will often feed on carrion, defending it in a territorial manner from other petrels and carrion feeders.
Image ID: 23683  
Species: Northern giant petrel, Macronectes halli
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Gentoo penguin, returning from the sea after foraging for crustaceans, krill and fish.
Image ID: 23968  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Magellanic penguin, juvenile, coming ashore on a sand beach after foraging at sea.
Image ID: 23969  
Species: Magellanic penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Kelp goose, male with chick, Chloephaga hybrida, Carcass Island Add To Light Table Antarctic fur seal carcass, lying on pebble beach.  Dead fur seals are quickly scavenged by giant petrels, leaving the pelt and skeleton of the dead fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay Add To Light Table Antarctic fur seal carcass, lying on pebble beach.  Dead fur seals are quickly scavenged by giant petrels, leaving the pelt and skeleton of the dead fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay Add To Light Table
Kelp goose, male with chick.
Image ID: 24056  
Species: Kelp goose, Chloephaga hybrida
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Antarctic fur seal carcass, lying on pebble beach. Dead fur seals are quickly scavenged by giant petrels, leaving the pelt and skeleton of the dead fur seal.
Image ID: 24327  
Species: Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Antarctic fur seal carcass, lying on pebble beach. Dead fur seals are quickly scavenged by giant petrels, leaving the pelt and skeleton of the dead fur seal.
Image ID: 24353  
Species: Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Ponds and grasses, in the interior of Carcass Island near Dyke Bay Add To Light Table Visitors walk across Carcass Island, named for the HMS Carcass which surveyed the island in 1766 Add To Light Table Antarctic fur seal carcass and skeletal remains of giant petrel, lying on pebble beach.  Dead fur seals are quickly scavenged by giant petrels, leaving the pelt and skeleton of the dead fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay Add To Light Table
Ponds and grasses, in the interior of Carcass Island near Dyke Bay.
Image ID: 24027  
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Visitors walk across Carcass Island, named for the HMS Carcass which surveyed the island in 1766.
Image ID: 24069  
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Antarctic fur seal carcass and skeletal remains of giant petrel, lying on pebble beach. Dead fur seals are quickly scavenged by giant petrels, leaving the pelt and skeleton of the dead fur seal.
Image ID: 24331  
Species: Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
 
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 Add To Light Table Flightless steamer duck, male, with ducklings, swimming in the ocean, Tachyeres Brachypterus, Carcass Island Add To Light Table Upland goose, male (white) and female, beside pond in the interior of Carcass Island near Dyke Bay, Chloephaga picta Add To Light Table
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.
Image ID: 23972  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Flightless steamer duck, male, with ducklings, swimming in the ocean.
Image ID: 23974  
Species: Flightless steamer duck, Tachyeres Brachypterus
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Upland goose, male (white) and female, beside pond in the interior of Carcass Island near Dyke Bay.
Image ID: 23976  
Species: Upland goose, Chloephaga picta
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
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 Add To Light Table Kelp goose, male, Chloephaga hybrida, Carcass Island Add To Light Table Magellanic penguin, at its burrow in short grass, in the interior of Carcass Island, Spheniscus magellanicus Add To Light Table
Mixed group of Magellanic and gentoo penguins, walk from the ocean through tall tussock grass to the interior of Carcass Island.
Image ID: 23981  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Magellanic penguin, Pygoscelis papua, Spheniscus magellanicus
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Kelp goose, male.
Image ID: 23984  
Species: Kelp goose, Chloephaga hybrida
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Magellanic penguin, at its burrow in short grass, in the interior of Carcass Island.
Image ID: 23986  
Species: Magellanic penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 


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Categories Appearing Among These Images:
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  >  Magellanic Penguin
Animal  >  Cetacean  >  Whale  >  Gray Whale
Animal  >  Cetacean  >  Whale  >  Whale Anatomy  >  Baleen
Animal  >  Cetacean  >  Whale  >  Whale Behavior  >  Stranding / Abandonment
Animal  >  Endangered / Threatened Species  >  Marine  >  Gray Whale
Animal  >  Endangered / Threatened Species  >  Marine  >  Northern Elephant Seal
Animal  >  Mammal  >  Hyena
Animal  >  Mammal  >  Leopard
Animal  >  Pinniped  >  Antarctic Fur Seal
Animal  >  Pinniped  >  Northern Elephant Seal
Environmental Issues / Problems  >  Stranding / Abandonment  >  Whale Stranding
Gallery  >  Falkland Islands
Gallery  >  Island
Gallery  >  Kenya Safari
Gallery  >  Olare Orok Conservancy
Gallery  >  Pacific Northwest Marine Life
Gallery  >  Penguin
Gallery  >  South Georgia Island
Location  >  Oceans  >  Atlantic  >  Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
Location  >  Oceans  >  Atlantic  >  South Georgia Island
Location  >  Protected Threatened and Significant Places  >  National Marine Sanctuaries  >  Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (California)  >  Piedras Blancas
Location  >  Protected Threatened and Significant Places  >  Provincial Parks  >  Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park
Location  >  Protected Threatened and Significant Places  >  World Heritage Sites  >  Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino (San Ignacio Lagoon Mexico)
Location  >  USA  >  California  >  Big Sur
Location  >  World  >  Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Adams River
Location  >  World  >  France  >  Clipperton Island
Location  >  World  >  Kenya  >  Maasai Mara National Reserve
Location  >  World  >  United Kingdom  >  Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)  >  Carcass Island
Location  >  World  >  United Kingdom  >  Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)  >  Steeple Jason Island
Location  >  World  >  United Kingdom  >  South Georgia Island  >  Right Whale Bay

Species Appearing Among These Images:
Arctocephalus gazella
Chloephaga hybrida
Chloephaga picta
Crocuta crocuta
Eschrichtius robustus
Haematopus leucopodus
Leptoptilos crumeniferus
Macronectes halli
Mirounga angustirostris
Oncorhynchus nerka
Panthera pardus
Phalcoboenus australis
Pygoscelis papua
Spheniscus magellanicus
Tachyeres brachypterus

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Steeple Jason, West Falklands
Carcass Island, Falkland Islands
Westpoint Island, Falkland Islands
Cheesemans Antarctica, Falklands and South Georgia
Western Gull, Larus occidentalis

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Updated: September 28, 2020