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King Penguin

Aptenodytes patagonicus

Description:

St Andrew's Bay on South Georgia Island is home to a colony of approximately 200,000 pairs of King Penguin and spending a morning walking amongst them in an indescribable experience!

Habitat:

Subantarctic islands and waters

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24 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Truly stunning scenes!

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 7 years ago

so cool!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

Wow... Awesome !!!

achmmad
achmmad 8 years ago

They are not going to attack Gondor!

iamcherreymaiya
iamcherreymaiya 9 years ago

WOW!!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

No words! Silence! In awe!

ChandlerSharp
ChandlerSharp 9 years ago

Fantastic photos!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Wow, that must have been an amazing experience!

AdamRiley
AdamRiley 9 years ago

Thanks for the great comments everyone! Its an experience of a lifetime! More info on this link http://www.rockjumperbirding.com/tours/d.... Since this was such a popular spotting, I have taken the liberty of adding a few more images.

SharonW446
SharonW446 9 years ago

Wow is right!

Carolina
Carolina 9 years ago

Adam, second picture is super incredible awesome! Thank you for sharing your experiences with us!

textless
textless 9 years ago

Wow!

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 9 years ago

Absolutely incredible... that second shot is just mind blowing. Lucky, lucky you!

DavidFarrar
DavidFarrar 9 years ago

I hope you have a tux on.

MaryOhkwari
MaryOhkwari 9 years ago

Oh WOW... This makes me even more excited for my future Northern excursions. :) Beautiful shots.

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

Staggering (2nd photo). Wow

Darwin26
Darwin26 9 years ago

pretty Sweet!
thank you,

LaurieWinters
LaurieWinters 9 years ago

Amazing!

SeanWeekly
SeanWeekly 9 years ago

The second picture is just speechless! WOW!

misako
misako 9 years ago

Awesome!

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 9 years ago

Wow amazing!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 9 years ago

So sick. I can relate to your experience as I have been walking through the breeding grounds of Magellanic Penguins. However, this group looks intense! Nice shot!

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

wow!!!1

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 9 years ago

I'm so JEAL-ous!!!

AdamRiley
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AdamRiley

South Georgia, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands

Spotted on Dec 20, 2008
Submitted on Oct 20, 2011

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