View from the sky

Category: Nature

 

Photo and caption by Roberto Isotti

The colonies of White-capped Albatross (Thalassarche steadi) are full of nests all around, in the grass and on the cliffs. Sub Antarctic islands are the first lands after the “Ice Desert”, we take a journey that describe the unique wildlife of those archipelago where researchers look for evidences of relationship between climate changes and wildlife decline, looking for little and big changes in this apparently untouched microcosmos. The Rockhopper Penguins and Southern Elephant Seals at Campbell Island have both declined in numbers by over 90% during the last years.

Location: Auckland Island, Sub-Antarctic Islands - New Zealand

 

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