Although the journey involves well over an hour of serious off-road driving, Volunteer Point on East Falkland, provides the best opportunity to access King Penguins anywhere in the world. The colony numbers about 2,000. In the early austral summer the male penguins display to their potential mate by pointing their beaks skywards. Two King Penguins in the midst of their nesting colony, raise their heads to 'trumpet' and display in unison. Falkland Islands.
|Photo Location:||East Falkland, Falkland Islands, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)|
|Copyright:||© John Birch|