Molting penguin

Molting gentoo penguin at Neko Harbour, Antarctica. When penguins molt it takes quite a bit of energy. They do not eat or move. We had to be very careful not to disturb this fellow and cause him to expend extra energy. A zoom lens was used so we did not have to get too close!   Photo by Corina Hitchcock on Quark Expeditions 8 day “Fly the Drake” voyage, Feb [...]

Iceberg Archway

Icebergs come in all shapes and sizes.  It is hard describe the feeling you get when you see an iceberg up close for the first time and see the beautiful blue colors reflecting back at you.  You will encounter many iceberg that have melted away to form uneven archways.  The fragile archway allowing you to catch a glimpse of the local wildlife or a zodiac of Quark passengers cruising by [...]