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King penguin, showing ornate and distinctive neck, breast and head plumage and orange beak, Aptenodytes patagonicus, Fortuna Bay Southern elephant seal, juvenile.  The southern elephant seal is the largest pinniped, and the largest member of order Carnivora, ever to have existed.  It gets its name from the large proboscis (nose) it has when it has grown to adulthood, Mirounga leonina, Fortuna Bay Antarctic fur seal, young pup, juvenile, Arctocephalus gazella, Fortuna Bay
King penguin, showing ornate and distinctive neck, breast and head plumage and orange beak. South Georgia Island Photo.
Image ID: 24601  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Southern elephant seal, juvenile. The southern elephant seal is the largest pinniped, and the largest member of order Carnivora, ever to have existed. It gets its name from the large proboscis (nose) it has when it has grown to adulthood. South Georgia Island Picture.
Image ID: 24603  
Species: Southern elephant seal, Mirounga leonina
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Antarctic fur seal, young pup, juvenile. Stock Photography of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24604  
Species: Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
 
An antarctic fur seal pup plays in the water, Arctocephalus gazella, Fortuna Bay Leucistic juvenile antarctic fur seal, young pup, juvenile, blond.  A leucistic animal is one that has pigmentation levels far below normal and is thus much more lightly colored, Arctocephalus gazella, Fortuna Bay King penguin, wing detail.  The king penguin uses its wings as flipper underwater, enabling it to swim fast, Aptenodytes patagonicus, Fortuna Bay
An antarctic fur seal pup plays in the water. Photograph of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24605  
Species: Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Leucistic juvenile antarctic fur seal, young pup, juvenile, blond. A leucistic animal is one that has pigmentation levels far below normal and is thus much more lightly colored. South Georgia Island Photos.
Image ID: 24617  
Species: Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
 
King penguin, wing detail. The king penguin uses its wings as flipper underwater, enabling it to swim fast. South Georgia Island Image.
Image ID: 24619  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Drygalski Fjord, passengers on icebreak M/V Polar Star.  The water is packed with brash ice which has broken away from Risting Glacier at the end of the narrow fjord Macaroni penguin, amid tall tussock grass, Cooper Bay, South Georgia Island, Eudyptes chrysolophus Macaroni penguin, amid tall tussock grass, Cooper Bay, South Georgia Island, Eudyptes chrysolophus
Drygalski Fjord, passengers on icebreak M/V Polar Star. The water is packed with brash ice which has broken away from Risting Glacier at the end of the narrow fjord. Professional stock photos of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24684  
Location: Drygalski Fjord, South Georgia Island
 
Macaroni penguin, amid tall tussock grass, Cooper Bay, South Georgia Island. Pictures of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24694  
Species: Macaroni penguin, Eudyptes chrysolophus
Location: Cooper Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Macaroni penguin, amid tall tussock grass, Cooper Bay, South Georgia Island. South Georgia Island Photo.
Image ID: 24696  
Species: Macaroni penguin, Eudyptes chrysolophus
Location: Cooper Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Drygalski Fjord, packed with brash ice which has broken away from Risting Glacier at the end of the narrow fjord Juvenile 'oakum boy' penguin begs for food, which the adult will regurgitate from its stomach after foraging at sea.  This scene plays out thousands of times each hour amid the vast king penguin colony at Salisbury Plain, where over 100,000 pairs of king penguins nest and rear their chicks, Aptenodytes patagonicus King penguin colony at Salisbury Plain, Bay of Isles, South Georgia Island.  Over 100,000 pairs of king penguins nest here, laying eggs in December and February, then alternating roles between foraging for food and caring for the egg or chick, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Drygalski Fjord, packed with brash ice which has broken away from Risting Glacier at the end of the narrow fjord. South Georgia Island Picture.
Image ID: 24697  
Location: Drygalski Fjord, South Georgia Island
 
Juvenile 'oakum boy' penguin begs for food, which the adult will regurgitate from its stomach after foraging at sea. This scene plays out thousands of times each hour amid the vast king penguin colony at Salisbury Plain, where over 100,000 pairs of king penguins nest and rear their chicks. Stock Photography of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24395  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
 
King penguin colony at Salisbury Plain, Bay of Isles, South Georgia Island. Over 100,000 pairs of king penguins nest here, laying eggs in December and February, then alternating roles between foraging for food and caring for the egg or chick. Photograph of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24396  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
 
King penguin, showing ornate and distinctive neck, breast and head plumage and orange beak, Aptenodytes patagonicus, Grytviken King penguins, showing ornate and distinctive neck, breast and head plumage and orange beak, Aptenodytes patagonicus, Grytviken Antarctic fur seals, on tussock grass slopes near Grytviken, Arctocephalus gazella
King penguin, showing ornate and distinctive neck, breast and head plumage and orange beak. South Georgia Island Photos.
Image ID: 24412  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Grytviken, South Georgia Island
 
King penguins, showing ornate and distinctive neck, breast and head plumage and orange beak. South Georgia Island Image.
Image ID: 24413  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Grytviken, South Georgia Island
 
Antarctic fur seals, on tussock grass slopes near Grytviken. Professional stock photos of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24414  
Species: Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Grytviken, South Georgia Island
 
Hercules Bay, with the steep mountains and narrow waterfalls of South Georgia Island rising above Juvenile 'oakum boy' penguin begs for food, which the adult will regurgitate from its stomach after foraging at sea.  This scene plays out thousands of times each hour amid the vast king penguin colony at Salisbury Plain, where over 100,000 pairs of king penguins nest and rear their chicks, Aptenodytes patagonicus King penguins at Salisbury Plain, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Hercules Bay, with the steep mountains and narrow waterfalls of South Georgia Island rising above. Pictures of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24417  
Location: Hercules Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Juvenile 'oakum boy' penguin begs for food, which the adult will regurgitate from its stomach after foraging at sea. This scene plays out thousands of times each hour amid the vast king penguin colony at Salisbury Plain, where over 100,000 pairs of king penguins nest and rear their chicks. South Georgia Island Photo.
Image ID: 24432  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
 
King penguins at Salisbury Plain. South Georgia Island Picture.
Image ID: 24433  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
 
Grassy windy highlands and rocks, overlooking alluvial floodplain formed by glacier runoff near Stromness Bay, Stromness Harbour Reindeer on South Georgia Island.  Reindeer (known as caribou when wild) were introduced to South Georgia Island by Norway in the early 20th Century.  There are now two distinct herds which are permanently separated by glaciers, Rangifer tarandus, Fortuna Bay Antarctic fur seal on tussock grass, with the mountains of South Georgia Island and Fortuna Bay in the background, Arctocephalus gazella
Grassy windy highlands and rocks, overlooking alluvial floodplain formed by glacier runoff near Stromness Bay. Stock Photography of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24584  
Location: Stromness Harbour, South Georgia Island
 
Reindeer on South Georgia Island. Reindeer (known as caribou when wild) were introduced to South Georgia Island by Norway in the early 20th Century. There are now two distinct herds which are permanently separated by glaciers. Photograph of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24592  
Species: Reindeer, Rangifer tarandus
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Antarctic fur seal on tussock grass, with the mountains of South Georgia Island and Fortuna Bay in the background. South Georgia Island Photos.
Image ID: 24594  
Species: Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Antarctic fur seal, on grass slopes high above Fortuna Bay, with the cloudy heights of South Georgia Island rising in the background, Arctocephalus gazella Fortuna Bay, with icebreaker M/V Polar Star at anchor Snow covers tussock grass and macaroni penguins, above Cooper Bay, Eudyptes chrysolophus
Antarctic fur seal, on grass slopes high above Fortuna Bay, with the cloudy heights of South Georgia Island rising in the background. South Georgia Island Image.
Image ID: 24595  
Species: Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Fortuna Bay, with icebreaker M/V Polar Star at anchor. Professional stock photos of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24596  
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Snow covers tussock grass and macaroni penguins, above Cooper Bay. Pictures of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24695  
Species: Macaroni penguin, Eudyptes chrysolophus
Location: Cooper Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Drygalski Fjord, packed with brash ice which has broken away from the glacier at the end of the narrow fjord M/V Polar Star approaches Jenkins Glacier (left), Risting Glacier (center) and a third glacier (right) at the end of Drygalski Fjord Gentoo penguin walking through tall grass, Pygoscelis papua, Godthul
Drygalski Fjord, packed with brash ice which has broken away from the glacier at the end of the narrow fjord. South Georgia Island Photo.
Image ID: 24698  
Location: Drygalski Fjord, South Georgia Island
 
M/V Polar Star approaches Jenkins Glacier (left), Risting Glacier (center) and a third glacier (right) at the end of Drygalski Fjord. South Georgia Island Picture.
Image ID: 24699  
Location: Drygalski Fjord, South Georgia Island
 
Gentoo penguin walking through tall grass. Stock Photography of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24700  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: Godthul, South Georgia Island
 
Gentoo penguin, calling, head raised, on the nest, snow falling, Pygoscelis papua, Godthul Gentoo penguin, walking through tall grass, snow falling, Pygoscelis papua, Godthul Antarctic fur seal colony, on a sand beach alongside Right Whale Bay, with the mountains of South Georgia Island in the background, sunset, Arctocephalus gazella
Gentoo penguin, calling, head raised, on the nest, snow falling. Photograph of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24702  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: Godthul, South Georgia Island
 
Gentoo penguin, walking through tall grass, snow falling. South Georgia Island Photos.
Image ID: 24704  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: Godthul, South Georgia Island
 
Antarctic fur seal colony, on a sand beach alongside Right Whale Bay, with the mountains of South Georgia Island in the background, sunset. South Georgia Island Image.
Image ID: 24315  
Species: Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
 


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Aptenodytes patagonicus
Arctocephalus gazella
Diomedea exulans
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Macronectes halli
Mirounga leonina
Pygoscelis papua
Rangifer tarandus
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Updated: November 15, 2019