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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 King penguin colony, Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island.  Over 100,000 pairs of king penguins nest on South Georgia Island each summer, Aptenodytes patagonicus 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
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. South Georgia Island Photo.
Image ID: 24322  
Location: South Georgia Island
 
King penguin colony, Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island. Over 100,000 pairs of king penguins nest on South Georgia Island each summer. South Georgia Island Picture.
Image ID: 24344  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
 
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 Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24401  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
 
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 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, Aptenodytes patagonicus, Salisbury Plain Grytviken Chapel, at the old whaling station of Grytviken, South Georgia Island
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. Photograph of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24402  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
 
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. South Georgia Island Photos.
Image ID: 24403  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
 
Grytviken Chapel, at the old whaling station of Grytviken, South Georgia Island. South Georgia Island Image.
Image ID: 24415  
Location: Grytviken, South Georgia Island
 
King penguins march in a line along the shore, Aptenodytes patagonicus, Grytviken Zodiac motors through the blue-green waters of Hercules Bay Hercules Bay, with icebreaker M/V Polar Star at anchor, below the steep mountains of South Georgia Island
King penguins march in a line along the shore. Professional stock photos of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24416  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Grytviken, South Georgia Island
 
Zodiac motors through the blue-green waters of Hercules Bay. Pictures of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24418  
Location: Hercules Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Hercules Bay, with icebreaker M/V Polar Star at anchor, below the steep mountains of South Georgia Island. South Georgia Island Photo.
Image ID: 24419  
Location: Hercules Bay, South Georgia Island
 
King penguins gather in a steam to molt, below a waterfall on a cobblestone beach at Hercules Bay, Aptenodytes patagonicus Brown skua in grass, Stercorarius antarctica, Stromness Harbour Glacial melt waters, runoff, flows across an alluvial flood plain between mountains, on its way to Stromness Bay, Stromness Harbour
King penguins gather in a steam to molt, below a waterfall on a cobblestone beach at Hercules Bay. South Georgia Island Picture.
Image ID: 24557  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Hercules Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Brown skua in grass. Stock Photography of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24585  
Species: Brown skua, Stercorarius antarctica
Location: Stromness Harbour, South Georgia Island
 
Glacial melt waters, runoff, flows across an alluvial flood plain between mountains, on its way to Stromness Bay. Photograph of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24587  
Location: Stromness Harbour, South Georgia Island
 
Shackleton Falls, named for explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, formed from glacial meltwaters, near Stromness Bay, Stromness Harbour Crean Lake, with permanent ice and snow, near the pass over South Georgia Island between Fortuna Bay and Stromness Bay Shale covered rocky slope, near the pass over South Georgia Island between Fortuna Bay and Stromness Bay
Shackleton Falls, named for explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, formed from glacial meltwaters, near Stromness Bay. South Georgia Island Photos.
Image ID: 24588  
Location: Stromness Harbour, South Georgia Island
 
Crean Lake, with permanent ice and snow, near the pass over South Georgia Island between Fortuna Bay and Stromness Bay. South Georgia Island Image.
Image ID: 24589  
Location: South Georgia Island
 
Shale covered rocky slope, near the pass over South Georgia Island between Fortuna Bay and Stromness Bay. Professional stock photos of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24590  
Location: South Georgia Island
 
A hiker ascends the slopes of South Georgia Island above Fortuna Bay A curious Antarctic fur seal pup on the beach at Godthul, Arctocephalus gazella 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
A hiker ascends the slopes of South Georgia Island above Fortuna Bay. Pictures of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24591  
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
 
A curious Antarctic fur seal pup on the beach at Godthul. South Georgia Island Photo.
Image ID: 24705  
Species: Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Godthul, South Georgia Island
 
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. South Georgia Island Picture.
Image ID: 23683  
Species: Northern giant petrel, Macronectes halli
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Antarctic fur seal, juveniles or females, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay A colony of Antarctic fur seals, with the adult male (bull) in the center of his harem of females and juvenile fur seals, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay 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
Antarctic fur seal, juveniles or females. Stock Photography of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24319  
Species: Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
 
A colony of Antarctic fur seals, with the adult male (bull) in the center of his harem of females and juvenile fur seals. Photograph of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24326  
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. South Georgia Island Photos.
Image ID: 24327  
Species: Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Adult male bull Antarctic fur seal, amid his harem of females and juvenile fur seals, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay Wandering albatross, on nest and the Prion Island colony.  The wandering albatross has the largest wingspan of any living bird, with the wingspan between, up to 12' from wingtip to wingtip. It can soar on the open ocean for hours at a time, riding the updrafts from individual swells, with a glide ratio of 22 units of distance for every unit of drop. The wandering albatross can live up to 23 years. They hunt at night on the open ocean for cephalopods, small fish, and crustaceans. The survival of the species is at risk due to mortality from long-line fishing gear, Diomedea exulans Wandering albatross, on nest and the Prion Island colony.  The wandering albatross has the largest wingspan of any living bird, with the wingspan between, up to 12' from wingtip to wingtip. It can soar on the open ocean for hours at a time, riding the updrafts from individual swells, with a glide ratio of 22 units of distance for every unit of drop. The wandering albatross can live up to 23 years. They hunt at night on the open ocean for cephalopods, small fish, and crustaceans. The survival of the species is at risk due to mortality from long-line fishing gear, Diomedea exulans
Adult male bull Antarctic fur seal, amid his harem of females and juvenile fur seals. South Georgia Island Image.
Image ID: 24332  
Species: Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Wandering albatross, on nest and the Prion Island colony. The wandering albatross has the largest wingspan of any living bird, with the wingspan between, up to 12' from wingtip to wingtip. It can soar on the open ocean for hours at a time, riding the updrafts from individual swells, with a glide ratio of 22 units of distance for every unit of drop. The wandering albatross can live up to 23 years. They hunt at night on the open ocean for cephalopods, small fish, and crustaceans. The survival of the species is at risk due to mortality from long-line fishing gear. Professional stock photos of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24428  
Species: Wandering albatross, Diomedea exulans
Location: Prion Island, South Georgia Island
 
Wandering albatross, on nest and the Prion Island colony. The wandering albatross has the largest wingspan of any living bird, with the wingspan between, up to 12' from wingtip to wingtip. It can soar on the open ocean for hours at a time, riding the updrafts from individual swells, with a glide ratio of 22 units of distance for every unit of drop. The wandering albatross can live up to 23 years. They hunt at night on the open ocean for cephalopods, small fish, and crustaceans. The survival of the species is at risk due to mortality from long-line fishing gear. Pictures of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24429  
Species: Wandering albatross, Diomedea exulans
Location: Prion Island, South Georgia Island
 
King penguin at Salisbury Plain, Bay of Isles, South Georgia Island, Aptenodytes patagonicus King penguin, mated pair courting, displaying courtship behavior including mutual preening, Aptenodytes patagonicus, Salisbury Plain King penguins at Salisbury Plain, Bay of Isles, South Georgia Island.  Hundreds of thousands of 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
King penguin at Salisbury Plain, Bay of Isles, South Georgia Island. South Georgia Island Photo.
Image ID: 24437  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
 
King penguin, mated pair courting, displaying courtship behavior including mutual preening. South Georgia Island Picture.
Image ID: 24438  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
 
King penguins at Salisbury Plain, Bay of Isles, South Georgia Island. Hundreds of thousands of 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. Stock Photography of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24439  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
 
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 Photographer overlooking the vast king penguin colony at Salisbury Plain, with over 100,000 pairs of king penguins, Aptenodytes patagonicus King penguins at Salisbury Plain, Aptenodytes patagonicus
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. Photograph of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24444  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
 
Photographer overlooking the vast king penguin colony at Salisbury Plain, with over 100,000 pairs of king penguins. South Georgia Island Photos.
Image ID: 24445  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
 
King penguins at Salisbury Plain. South Georgia Island Image.
Image ID: 24446  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
 


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Diomedea exulans
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