Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Not only penguins are birds.....


and this one, which joined us as a passenger for a while, we called "Barbara"
(look at the feet)

and a young Skua looking for its mama....

In 1908, Charcot wrote:

"Very often, almost every time we land, we have to put up with the attacks of the megalestris, and its sharp beak and strong flight justify fear"

Cape petrels....

and Albatrosses seems to never rest. They always fly and yet they barely move a wing

a wandering albatross - using the thermic uplift a wave can give him

Blue eyed shags
breeding at the few places which are not covered by ice

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