Antarctica #10 - Penguins in the Falklands

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Rockhopper Penguins were cute little guys that were very aptly named since they usually hopped instead of walking. They were nesting on New Island:
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They looked really strange with the yellow stripes over the red eyes and the odd feathers sticking out of their foreheads:
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They were the only penguins we saw with small chicks:
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On Carcass Island we saw Magellanic Penguins. They nest in underground burrows and can suddenly pop up in front of you:
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Trip information is posted in Places to Shoot here https://www.nikoncafe.com//forums/viewtopic.php?t=3916

Bob & Nan
 
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