1. Welcome to NikonCafe.com—a friendly Nikon camera & photography discussion forum!

    If you are thinking of buying a camera or need help with your photos, you will find our forum members full of advice! Click here to join for free!

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 herehttps://www.nikoncafe.com//forums/viewtopic.php?t=3916

    Bob & Nan
    Last edited by a moderator: Mar 15, 2017
  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!
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.