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Strange Tails

We're delighted to have a strong population of strange-tailed tyrants at the reserve. So much so that we've adopted these beautiful and endangered birds as the symbol of the Trust

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We need your help to provide a safe, sustainable environment for these irreplaceable and seriously threatened animals. Your donations - however small - are very welcome indeed, and if you can volunteer useful skills then we'd love to hear from you!

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In late December 2012 we embarked on the MV Ushuaia from the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia,  and departed on a 10 day cruise to Antarctica.

We were lucky with the weather and had 6 near perfect days, although the last 4 were not so good.

This gallery contains photos of the fauna we saw on our visits ashore along with the birds and mammals seen in the National park of Tierra del Fuego.  Some of the icebergs were spectacular and are included.

Antarctica is a very special continent that must be protected at all costs including keeping the oil exploration companies out.  I hope you enjoy these photos of this amazing place.

 

Balaenoptera bonaerensis Hydrurga leptonyx Campephilius magellanicus Pygoscelis adeliae Daption capense Chloephaga picta Hydrurga leptonyx Pygoscelis antarctica Balaenoptera bonaerensis Leptonychotes weddellii Icebergs Leptonychotes weddellii Balaenoptera bonaerensis Larus dominicanus Lophonetta specularoides Diomedea melanophrys Pygoscelis antarctica Megaptera novaeangliae Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis Campephilius magellanicus Pygoscelis papua Phrygilus patagonicus Chloephaga picta Campephilius magellanicus Lessonia rufa Pygoscelis papua   Pygoscelis antarctica Catharacta maccormicki Pygoscelis papua Pygoscelis papua Elaenia albiceps Enicognathus ferrugineus Pygoscelis papua Lagenorhynchus cruciger Pygoscelis antarctica Theristicus melanopis Lycalopex culpaeus Turdus falcklandii Pygoscelis adeliae

 

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