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Snapshots

  1. Magellanic Penguin Burrows

    Snapshot Title: Magellanic Penguin Burrows
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: New Island The Falkland Islands
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Magellanic Penguins were nesting in these holes in the dry gravelly soil. I was suprised that the penguins climbed so far up the hillside and that they came to breed in a place that was this warm. We...



  2. Kelp bed

    Snapshot Title: Kelp bed
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: New Island The Falkland Islands
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    The landing beach on the island was strewn with kelp.



  3. Signs of Humanity

    Snapshot Title: Signs of Humanity
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: New Island The Falkland Islands
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    New Island Special Reserve is a remote nature reserve on the west side of the Falkland Islands. The few folks who live here are pretty self-sufficient, producing their own electricity and food. They a...