Antarctica #5 - More Penguins In Antarctica

Discussion in 'Birds' started by bobhoge, May 13, 2005.

  1. The Adelie Penguins have these blue eyes:
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    "There are only two kinds of penguins, white ones walking toward you, And black ones walking away from you"
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    Actually they are waiting to make a rush for the water to minimize losses to the Leopard Seal predators.

    They nest in large groups, just waiting to be photographed:
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    Don't walk on the Penguin Highway! Since they nest in groups of up to 600,000, they have highways to move around. The red stain is from the krill that they eat.
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    Trip information is posted in Places to Shoot at: https://www.nikoncafe.com//forums/viewtopic.php?t=3916

    Bob & Nan
     
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  2. Gale

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    Jan 26, 2005
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    Bob how did you and Nan stand that cold. Burrrrr

    I will have to enjoy your trip through you images. I am not going there.

    White front and Black back... LOLOLOL Great..

    Thank you

    Good shots
     
  3. Hi Gale,

    It really was never that cold, about 25F at the lowest. I know that sounds cold to someone who lives in Florida year-round, but that is not bad for a northern winter.

    Nan found really neat gloves that had a flap that folded over the fingers for extra warmth. The flap had a pocket for Hot Hands hand warmer packets that worked super.

    You really would enjoy the trip and the photo opportunities available!
    Bob & Nan
     
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