Hannah Point (62° 39'
South, 60° 37' West) is located on the eastern side of the entrance to
Walker Bay on the south coast of Livingston Island.
The point is named
after a sealing vessel, the Hannah of Liverpool, which was wrecked here in
The area has over 1500
Chinstrap penguins, a thousand pairs of Gentoos and some Macaroni penguins.
There are also petrels,
shags, fur and elephant seals.
Warning, this page has
LOTS of photographs of penguins!
The sun comes out for us at Hannah Point
The water fills with icebergs as we
Just like these
Or this huge iceberg
Once we land we come across nesting Gentoo penguins
These gentoos have lots of hungry chicks
Don't worry, penguins don't eat their young. The adult regurgitates
food so the chicks can feed.
Here's a chinstrap penguin (with
distinctive marking) looking after its chicks
Plenty more chinstraps at Hannah Point!
Here's a nice shot of a chinstrap on the
We even found a macaroni penguin, quite
at home amongst the chinstraps
A kelp gull surveys events from a rocky lookout point
Seals frolic in the sea
The gentoos go for a paddle
Hearing that tourists are around, these
gentoos rush up to say hello
These adelies love the ice