©Wolfgang Kaehler

Dec. 21 Half Moon Island, Antarctica


This is my 27th trip to Antarctica and we crossed the Drake Passage on the Seabourn Quest in record time and arrived in the South Shetland Islands a day early.  A landing an Half Moon Island was successful and we visited the Chinstrap penguin colony.

Nikon D4, 24-70mm lens, 1/160s F10


Chinstrap penguin with egg

Nikon D4, 70-200 mm lens, 1/320s F5.6


Chinstrap penguins incubating

Nikon D4, 24-70mm lens, 1/200s F9


Weddell seal on snow

Nikon D4, 70-200 mm lens, 1/320s F9

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