Previous View All Next Polar Wings An ivory gull soars above. Light Mantled Sooty Albatross, Penguins and Elephant Seals at Gold HarbourHundreds of kittiwakes take to the air as a glacier face cracks, booms and pops. A loon bathes in the golden hour. The portrait of a Pacific loon. Brunnich's guillemots along the shore of Svalbard. Northern fulmars soar over Admiralty Inlet. Giant petrels are voracious scavengers with a six-foot wingspan and powerful beaks. MM7468_070601_8370_KBGV2Brunnich's guillemots nest in the millions along the shores of cape Fanshawe, Spitsbergen. An ivory gull searches for nutrients on ice. A courting male arctic tern delivers an amphipod to a potential mate. Millions of little auks, also known as dovekies, arrive at the shores of Svalbard each spring to nest and feed on the ocean's bounty of copepods. Light sooty mantled albatrosses perform their courtship dance high above Gold Harbour. An albatross displays its wingspan. Falkland Islands.A ptarmigan takes flight. A male albatross spreads his impressive wings to entice his mate. Dovekies return to their colony with copepods to feed to their young chicks.