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Antarctica - Paulet Island, Antarctica (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Antarctica - Paulet Island, Antarctica

Map of Antarctica - Paulet Island, Antarctica

Paulet Island Sea Ice Icebergs
Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) Snow Petrel (Pagodroma nivea) Weddell Seal (Leptonychotes weddellii) Weddell Seal (Leptonychotes weddellii) Antarctic Shag (Leucocarbo bransfieldensis)
Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) - On Egg Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) - Dont want your rock

Island full of penguins


Antarctica and Argentina

12/6/2021: We were able to land on the second penguin island for a bit. While I was sitting near the penguin colony, a penguin came over and bit my foot. I did not make it to the end of the trail, so I missed out on getting a good photo of a Chinstrap Penguin that I guess was there.

We followed that up driving around the zodiac to get close to some seals.

Afterwards, we drove through a bunch of icebergs en route to the Antarctic Peninsula.

Previous Visit (Antarctica - Danger Islands: 12/6/2021)
Next Visit (Antarctica - Brown Bluff: 12/7/2021)

Species Recorded (11)

Birds ( 10 )

Penguins ( Spheniscidae )
Adelie Penguin - Pygoscelis adeliae

Albatrosses ( Diomedeidae )
Cape Petrel - Daption capense
Snow Petrel - Pagodroma nivea

Shearwaters and Petrels ( Procellariidae )
Southern Fulmar - Fulmarus glacialoides
Southern Giant-Petrel - Macronectes giganteus

Storm Petrels ( Hydrobatidae )
Wilson's Storm-Petrel - Oceanites oceanicus

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Antarctic Shag - Leucocarbo bransfieldensis

Jaegers and Skuas ( Stercorariidae )
Brown Skua - Stercorarius antarcticus
South Polar Skua - Stercorarius maccormicki

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Kelp Gull - Larus dominicanus


Southern Ocean


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