Crossing the Drake Passage



Today we are at sea and crossing the Drake Passage on the return leg of our
amazing Antarctic adventure.Fortunately, the sea conditions are being kind to us!

After breakfast we spent some time seawatching from the back of the ship again,
best place on board to watch birds as they follow us closely in the wake of the ship.

From our vantage point this morning we have had close views of Black-browed Albatrosses,
White-chinned Petrels, Blue Petrel, Antarctic Prions, Wilson's Storm Petrel
and Black-bellied Storm Petrel.


Black-bellied Storm Petrel -photo by Tropical Birding



We have also been able to watch Southern Fulmar and Cape Petrels galore.

The ship is now heading back to Ushuaia in Argentina, but we will still be
scanning the sea for birds and whales so check back for news.


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