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South Georgia - Miscellaneous Wildlife

South Georgia - Miscellaneous Wildlife

by Andy Rankin

Wildlife on South Georgia. Reindeer were introduced for food by the whalers. Sooty albatross, sheathbills, skuas and giant petrels also feature in this album, along with the unforgettably-named South Georgia Blue-eyed Shag.

Date added: 30th Apr 2006
Date taken: 2004-2005
25 photos

Categories:
Travel
Wildlife
South Georga - Seals

South Georga - Seals

by Andy Rankin

South Georgia's beaches teem with playful fur seals and fat, lazy elephant seals. Leopard seals occasionally galumph ashore to digest a penguin, and the odd Weddell seal makes a brief appearance.

Date added: 30th Apr 2006
Date taken: 2004-2005
70 photos

Categories:
Travel
Wildlife
South Georgia - Scenery

South Georgia - Scenery

by Andy Rankin

The remote, mountainous sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, where I spent 6 months working at a museum.

Date added: 30th Apr 2006
Date taken: 2004-2005
33 photos

Categories:
Landscapes
Travel
South Georgia - Penguins

South Georgia - Penguins

by Andy Rankin

Penguins on the remote sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia. Colouful King penguins with gold chin and ear patches, and the smaller Gentoo penguins are common.

Date added: 30th Apr 2006
Date taken: 2004-2005
25 photos

Categories:
Travel
Wildlife
South Georga - Abandoned Whaling Stations

South Georga - Abandoned Whaling Stations

by Andy Rankin

Back to nature: The whaling stations on South Georgia are now rust-streaked, and abandoned but for the seals and reindeer that play in the ruins.

Date added: 30th Apr 2006
Date taken: 2004-2005
26 photos

Categories:
Landscapes
Travel
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