Bird Photography Challenge #53: Little Penguin

Little Penguins (Eudyptula minor) are the smallest of all penguin species and are endemic to Australia.  We have a soft spot for these flightless seabirds and see them often around the Bass Strait Islands. The Little Penguin is the very endearing subject of our 53rd Bird Photography Challenge.

Australian Gannet

Bird Photography Challenge #38: Australian Gannet

Australian Gannets (Morus serrator) soaring high above the ocean then plunging headlong into the water to catch fish are a frequent sight in Southern waters. We watched them foraging during a trip to Wilsons Promontory last month, and decided to make them the feature of our #38 Bird Photography Challenge.

Bird Photography Challenge #37: Black-Browed Albatross

One of the most distinctive ocean birds we are lucky enough to see as we sail through Bass Strait and the Southern Ocean is the Black-Browed Albatross (Thalassarche melanophrys).  We always feel privileged to see these ocean travellers and one of the world’s largest seabirds.  Having recently observed them, we felt compelled to make them…