16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
King Penguins, Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island

Salisbury Plain hosts the largest King Penguin colony in the world with an estimated 250,000 to 500,000 breeding pairs. Penguins are everywhere --to the right of you-to the left of you-front -back. It's just unbelievable!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Copyright: © Desiree McGowan