Life in the Field- Two Months in the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctica

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Penguin Lifeline's own Tom Hart and Caitlin Black explore an ice cave at Fortuna Bay after a long day of surveying king penguins. Penguin Lifeline’s own Tom Hart and Caitlin Black explore an ice cave at Fortuna Bay after a long day of surveying king penguins. Photo by Roland Gockel

After two months in the field on two different vessels, we can finally update you on some of the progress we have made on our camera project and survey efforts in the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and the Antarctic Peninsula.

The trip began in Stanley, Falkland Islands where we accomplished endless hardware shopping, picking up shipments of cameras and batteries from all over the world, and meeting with collaborators working on projects in the Falklands and South Georgia. We also managed to set up two cameras overlooking King and Gentoo penguins while on the islands.

The beautiful Hans Hansson anchored at Stromness in South Georgia. The beautiful Hans Hansson anchored at Stromness in South Georgia. Photo by Caitlin Black

After a very busy week, we disembarked on the Hans Hansson- a beautiful 23 m…

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