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Rockhoppers and Albatrosses: Bird colonies often included more than one species, such as the rockhopper penguins and albatross sharing nesting cliffs in the Falklands. Click on any image to load larger image and start slide show.
Black-browed albatross, West Point Island, Falklands, Dec. 8. Albatross following the ship, Dec. 7. Rockhopper penguin, New Island, Falklands, Dec. 8. Rockhopper, New Island, Falklands, Dec. 8. And now for something completely different.  A blue-eyed shag, nesting among the rockhoppers and albatrosses, New Island, Falklands, Dec. 8.
Rockhopper, New Island, Falklands, Dec. 8. A rockhopper doing what rockhoppers do, hopping from rock to rock, New Island, Falklands, Dec. 8. Another example of different types of birds nesting together, a macaroni penguin mixed in with the chinstraps, Hannah Point, Dec. 2.

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