Antarctica #11 - Birds in the Falklands

Discussion in 'Birds' started by bobhoge, May 14, 2005.

  1. 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:


    All this activity brought on a photo frenzy:

    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:

    King Cormorants were mixed in with the Albatross and Rockhoppers at the nesting site on New Island:

    This Oystercatcher was waiting for us on the beach at Carcass Island:

    Trip information is posted in Places to Shoot here

    Bob & Nan
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  2. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    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 :>)))
  3. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    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!