Striated Caracara photograph, Phalcoboenus australis



Striated caracara feeds upon a gentoo penguin chick it has just killed. Steeple Jason Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom, Phalcoboenus australis, Pygoscelis papua, natural history stock photograph, photo id 24279Add To Light Table
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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. Steeple Jason Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom. Image #24075
Striated caracara feeds upon a gentoo penguin chick it has just killed. Steeple Jason Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom. Image #24086
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. Steeple Jason Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom. Image #24207
Striated caracara feeds upon a gentoo penguin chick it has just killed. Steeple Jason Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom. Image #24278
Striated caracara feeds upon a gentoo penguin chick it has just killed. Steeple Jason Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom. Image #24280

Striated caracara feeds upon a gentoo penguin chick it has just killed. Steeple Jason Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom

Stock Photo: 24279
Species: Striated caracara, Gentoo penguin, Phalcoboenus australis, Pygoscelis papua
Location: Steeple Jason Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
Format: Digital 3:2
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