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Gypsy Cove, East Falklands

Gypsy Cove is a nature reserve situated a few miles away from Stanley, on East Falkland Island. It is a hilly, rocky area of shoreline with large expanses of tussock grass. Magellanic Penguins use the grassy areas to dig their burrows.
IMG_4223_DxO_raw.jpg IMG_4238_DxO_raw.jpg Land mine warning sign

Land mine warning sign

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IMG_4263_DxO_raw.jpg Gary manning a coastal defense gun

Gary manning a coastal defense gun

IMG_4292_DxO_raw.jpg Rock Shag colony

Rock Shag colony

IMG_4327_DxO_raw.jpg View of Stanley from Gypsy Cove

View of Stanley from Gypsy Cove

Rock Shag

Rock Shag

Rock Shag

Rock Shag

Magellanic Penguin chick

Magellanic Penguin chick

Magellanic Penguin adult & chicks

Magellanic Penguin adult & chicks

Magellanic Penguin chicks

Magellanic Penguin chicks

Magellanic Penguin

Magellanic Penguin

Magellanic Penguin

Magellanic Penguin

Magellanic Penguin adult & chicks

Magellanic Penguin adult & chicks

Magellanic Penguin adult & chicks

Magellanic Penguin adult & chicks