Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Bird List for the Drake Passage and Antarctica

Birds and animals seen on Antartica Voyage (Drake Passage and Antarctica):

Birds seen on Antarctica Voyage:

Black-browed Albatross

Southern Royal Albatross and Black-browed Albatross

Gray Mantled Albatross

Northern Giant Petrel

Gentoo Penguin

Adeile Penguin

Snow Petrel
Photograph taken by and copyright Chris Craig

30 new birds

Adelie Penguin
Rockhopper Penguin
Gentoo Penguin
Chinstrap Penguin
Macaroni Penguin
King Penguin
Emperor Penguin
Black-browed Albatross
Wandering Albatross
Southern Royal Albatross
Northern Royal Abatross
Grey-Mantled Albatross
Southern Fulmar
Southern Giant Petrel
Northern Giant Petrel
Wilson’s Storm Petrel
Gray-backed Storm Petrel
Black-bellied Storm Petrel
White-chinned Petrel
Cape Petrel
Antarctic Petrel
Snow Petrel
Common Diving Petrel
Snowy Sheafbill
Sooty Shearwater
Great Shearwater
Brown Skua
Southern Polar Skua
Thin-billed Prion
Antarctic Prion
Antarctic Cormorant
Imperial Cormorant

Animals seen on Antarctica Voyage:

Elephant Seal

Fin Whale


Leopard Seal
Elephant Seal
Antarctic Fur Seal
Crabeater Seal
Weddell Seal
Fin Whale
Humpback Whale

About the Writer

Young Birder Birdgirl Mya-Rose Craig on Scilly
Photograph taken by and copyright Chris Craig

Mya-Rose Craig is a 13 year old young birder, naturalist, conservationist, environmentalist, writer and speaker. She is based near Bristol and writes the successful Birdgirl Blog, with posts about birding and conservation from around the world. She loved seeing Mountain Gorillas in East Africa and Penguins in Antarctica over Christmas 2015, her 7th continent. 

Mya-Rose is a Bristol European Green Capital 2015 Ambassador along with Kevin McCloud, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Tony Juniper, Simon King, Miranda Krestovnikoff and Shaun the Sheep! See the full list of Bristol 2015 Ambassadors. She has also been listed with the singer songwriter George Ezra and actress Maisie Williams from Game of Thrones as one of Bristol's most influential young people. Please like her Birdgirl Facebook Page and follow her on Birdgirl Twitter

1 comment:

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