Association of Polar Early Career Scientists

 

Polar Week Photo Competition Spring 2016

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Giuseppe Suaria
CNR-ISMAR (Institute of Marine Science - Italian Research Council)
  • fauna
Date: March 4th, 2017

Location: St. Andrews Bay, South Georgia.

Description: St. Andrews Bay in South Georgia is home to the largest King Penguin's (Aptenodytes patagonicus) colony in the world. It is estimated that between 100 and 300 thousands penguins breed in this noisy and crowded colony that looks out on the surrounding hills, while great skuas are patrolling from above.

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