At number 1 – the Falklands

Wildest Islands Roundup – in first place, the Falklands

And finally, after a year of island hopping, the best and the most incredible island experience of all was The Falklands. The reasons? Probably best explained in photos.

Our Producer, Colin Collis recording the pandemonium in a rock hopper penguin colony

Our Producer, Colin Collis recording the pandemonium in a rock hopper penguin colony

 Our Assistant Producer, Anthony Pyper discusses the terms of contract with a Black Browed Albatross

Our Assistant Producer, Anthony Pyper discusses the terms of contract with a Black Browed Albatross

An Elephant seal disagrees with Anthony's view on best aperture

An Elephant seal disagrees with Anthony’s view on best aperture

My camera assistant and focus puller, the Caracaras

My camera assistant and focus puller, the Caracaras

Like all the wildlife on these islands, they have no fear. This is not surprising for this  Megelanic Penguin which is dead, killed by a sealion and washed ashore for the Skuar to scavenge and me to film

Like all the wildlife on these islands, they have no fear. This is not surprising for this  Megelanic Penguin which is dead, killed by a sealion and washed ashore for the Skuar to scavenge and me to film. 

A committee of King Penguins

A committee of King Penguins

Rockhoppers are more patient in a queue that the English.

Rockhoppers are more patient in a queue that the English.

Aaaaaah...

Aaaaaah…

Courtship. Black Browed Albatross pair for life.

Courtship. Black Browed Albatross pair for life.

History is a beach here

History is a beach here

Mad, bad seas

Mad, bad seas

The most appropriately named animal on the planet. These rockhoppers will climb the sheer cliff behind them simply by hopping

The most appropriately named animal on the planet. These rockhoppers will climb the sheer cliff behind them simply by hopping

Soapbox

Soapbox

The Gentoos stare nervously out to sea and with good reason. We filmed a sealion kill 4 of these penguins in less than an hour.  Thet ambush them in the surf

The Gentoos stare nervously out to sea and with good reason. We filmed a sealion kill 4 of these penguins in less than an hour.  Thet ambush them in the surf

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