The most common of the albatrosses is nevertheless an endangered species, red-listed by UICN, because of fast-decreasing population numbers. The great sailing ship of the Southern skies, the albatross, easily fascinates the observer with its huge wing span, with its elegance, and with the obvious kindness uniting the birds of a pair, too. Black-browed albatross,…
Tag: Falkland Islands
Great skua, Grand Labbe (Stercorarius skua, previously Catharacta skua)Falkland Islands, November 2019.
Lovely dolphin also named jacobita, skunk dolphin, piebald dolphin or panda dolphin. If you want to photograph Commerson’s dolphin, you’d better be lucky and – more importantly – be in a high location overlooking the waves. This was the case for me at Saunders Island. Commerson’s dolphin, Dauphin de Commerson (Cephalorhynchus commersonii)Falkland Islands, November 2019.
Black-throated (canary-winged) finch
Black-throated (canary-winged) finch, Diamant à bavette (Poephila cincta)Falkland Islands, November 2019.
Black-crowned night heron
Black-crowned night heron, Bihoreau gris (Nycticorax nycticorax)Falkland Islands, November 2019.
White-rumped sandpiper, Bécasseau à croupion blanc (Calidris fuscicollis)Falkland Islands, November 2019.
This small vulture is very charateristic and can be easily found in most of South America. Turkey vulture, Urubu à tête rouge (Cathartes aura)Falkland Islands, November 2019.
South American Snipe
South American Snipe, Bécassine de Magellan (Gallinago paraguaiae)Falkland Islands, November 2019.
Cobb’s wren, Troglodyte de Cobb (Troglodytes cobbi)Falkland Islands, November 2019.