Thomas J Mitchell
Just BCOZ Photography
Chinstrap Penguin #1

Penguins

I have been lucky to work as a Marine Biologist & zodiac guide on the Antarctic Peninsula, which allowed me to spend some time with these adorable, tuxedo wearing flightless birds

Chinstrap Penguin #1

Chinstrap Penguin #1

A Chinstrap penguin waddling its way along his highway to reach the ocean on Half Moon Island in the South Shetlands

A Gentoo Penguin & two chicks

A Gentoo Penguin & two chicks

This photo was taken in January, 2018 at a place called Robert Point in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica

Chinstrap penguin chicks

Chinstrap penguin chicks

A stunning shot at a place called Baily Head on Deception Island in the South Shetland Islands taken in early January, 2018.  This area has roughly 50,000 breeding pairs of Chinstrap penguins and is by far an unforgettable landing site that imprints on your soul in the most beautiful way

A Chubby Gentoo Penguin

A Chubby Gentoo Penguin

A Gentoo Penguin standing on the shoreline of Peterman Island on the Antarctic Peninsula in March, 2018

Chinstrap Penguin #2

Chinstrap Penguin #2

This fella suddenly noticed me crouching down close by - watching me, watching him & taking a few photos