November 23, 2014

November 23, 2014

Home to Roost

Photograph by Thomas P. Peschak, National Geographic

Gulls, gannets, and penguins are neighbors on Mercury Island, near the Diamond Coast of Namibia. The country’s first marine protected area aims to reduce human disturbance and increase natural abundance around Mercury and ten other islands along 250 miles of coastline.

See more pictures from the December 2014 feature story “Cross Currents.”

15 comments
S. yu
S. yu

Wow! What a beautiful picture!

Janet Xu
Janet Xu

Wow!  What a beautiful bird! 

Francesco Sinibaldi
Francesco Sinibaldi

Como el candor.


En la pradera

un ligero soplo

de viento recuerda

el pasar de un

instante de vida,

el canto del sol

y la dulce palabra

de una tierna

poesía.


Francesco Sinibaldi

priti rathod
priti rathod

Life is short explore more n be cheerful

Bories Jung
Bories Jung

Great, the right place and a representative bird.

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