Carcass Island Part 1

settlementOn the afternoon of Dec 03, we made our second landing. Sunshine, almost no wind, palm trees and a walk of about 3km above sandy beaches – just what we wanted.

caracara

Again, we declined the cookie&tea invitation – Leopard Beach was waiting. On the way there and back, the Falklands’ birdlife again was rich and not afraid to say hello.

 

Scottish tourist and Striated Caracara making friends.

Finch

 

 

Finch on the lookout for some food.

 

 

Steamerduck

 

 

Flightless Falkland Steamerducks (Dampfschiffenten in German) on their way to have a swim.

 

Wren

 

 

A wren (probably a Sedge Wren) singing to fight for mate and territory.

 

 

cormorant

 

A Rock Shag, also known as Rock Cormorant or Magellanic Cormorant flying along Leopard Beach, which is where we will visit in the next post.

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