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Bird Island, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands
I work as a Zoological Field Assistant, and am the 2009 Winter Base Commander, at Bird Island Research Station, one of the British Antarctic Survey's five research bases in Antarctica. The main remit of my job is seal fieldwork as part of BAS' Long Term Monitoring and Survey programme. Science has been carried out on Bird Island since 1958. I work with Antarctic fur seals and leopard seals, as well as assisting with the seabird fieldwork programme. Contact me on: ewanedwards at gmail dot com

Wednesday, 6 May 2009

06.05.09 - Snow on the beaches

Gentoo penguins in the snow on Landing Beach

A gentoo penguin rests on Landing Beach

A female fur seal on Landing Beach melts the snow around her

Juvenile Southern elephant seal in the kelp - notice how the snow has settled on it

Here are some photos of wintery-looking animals seen around the beaches on the afternoon on May 5th.

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