Antarctica #11 - Birds in the Falklands

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On New Island in the Falklands there is a large colony of nesting Black-browed Albatross. This is the only time they are on land. They were going through their pair bonding rituals:
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All this activity brought on a photo frenzy:
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Noted wildlife photographer Tom Mangelsen is using the tripod, he was a paying passenger on this trip. This December (05) he is the Guest Photographer on the Photo Expedition:
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King Cormorants were mixed in with the Albatross and Rockhoppers at the nesting site on New Island:
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This Oystercatcher was waiting for us on the beach at Carcass Island:
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Trip information is posted in Places to Shoot herehttps://www.nikoncafe.com//forums/viewtopic.php?t=3916

Bob & Nan
 
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Wow Bob,

Job well done.

Best shots I have seen. Still using the same rig ??

Good stuff.

Very interesting also.

Thank you for sharing.

Lucky traveler :>)))
 
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I'll just reply to this 1 post,

Thanks Bob, I really enjoyed seeing all of these great creatures, and going along with you for my own virtual vacation! Good job on the shots too. All very sharp and well done!
 

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