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.
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
Image ID: 24518
Cheesemans Ecology Safaris tour leaders, work in the surf on a steep black sand beach at Bailey Head to assist tourists land ashore and handle the landing craft: an inflatable zodiac. The icebreaker M/V Polar Star is anchored in the distance.
Location: Deception Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
Image ID: 25458
Icebreaker Polar Star, bow plunging through high seas during crossing of the Drake Passage between South America and the Antarctic Peninsula.
Location: Drake Passage, Southern Ocean
Image ID: 25949