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  • sschmidt by sschmidt

    Is this nesting behavior?

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Yes, it is. This is one of the mixed colonies with adelies and gentoos nests. I think there's a #seal in the background!

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  • Shiphrah by Shiphrah

    Why pebbles? Do they provide insulation from the ground?

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Yes, they help to keep the eggs out of the water from moulting snow.. the best material they can find there! 😃

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