PENGUIN PALACE

ADÉLIE PENGUINS

PYGOSCELIS ADELIAE

From the ship on which I was working as an expedition doctor I photographed this small group of Adélie penguins huddled on an enormous iceberg of multi-hued blues as we sailed past. Perched there they are protected from predators yet can easily enter the ocean to feed.

Ross Sea, Antarctica

Canon 5D Mk IV, Canon EF 100–400mm 4.5–5.6L IS II USM at 400mm, 1/2500, f/7.1, ISO 640, handheld

by Andrew Peacock