Does working mostly at night on a sub-Antarctic island, where the word “cold” takes on a completely new meaning, sound crazy to you? Well, this is exactly what these brave NMU birders face on Marion Island. They study burrowing petrels, meaning that these birds breed underground and are rarely seen during the day as they mostly come out at night to try and avoid predators. Armed with headlamps, numerous layers of warm clothing and a heavy burrow-scope (camera), the NMU birders tackle this job like true conservation heroes…

Read more here: NMU Birders Part 1_M75 M76


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