This week at Macquarie Island

  • Grey headed albatross in flight with bright blue water below

    26 October 2012 Single page view

    Macquarie Island always has plenty to offer with stories about ongoing work, play and plenty of stunning images of landscapes and wildlife. This week sees penguins and seals in abundance!

  • A close up of a sleeping female seal with her head on a rock

    19 October 2012 Single page view

    At Macca this week, the MIPEP team finda rabbit of sorts, expeditioners conduct a fire drill and more wildlife appear including adorable, fluffy gentoo chicks.

  • An elephant seal poking its head out of grasses on Macca

    12 October 2012 Single page view

    Dogs on rocks, people climbing things, animal husbandry, a seal pup milk moustache and some photos of landscapes that would make National Geographic green with envy, this week from Macca.

  • Bull elephant seal facing camera

    5 October 2012 Single page view

    At Macquarie Island, the work never stops. This week, the crew collects an alarming amount of debris that has washed up on the island. There are also updates on the usual work activities, a report on a hertiage survey and photos of baby seals. Enough said.

  • Cameron and Dave in the southern block

    28 September 2012 Single page view

    At Macca, baby birds and seals begin to appear and there is the usual array of stunning photos to peruse.

  • A cold day on Macca - icicles hang from the landscape

    21 September 2012 Single page view

    A tour through Hurd Point hut, wildlife gradually returns, surgical assistant training, a look back at 1984 and much more from Macca.

  • Yawning bull elephant seal

    14 September 2012 Single page view

    Plumbing in the subantarctic, travels of the MIPEP team, stunning landscape photos and the daily life of seals and petrels plus more from Macquarie Island.

  • Dana at Davis Point

    7 September 2012 Single page view

    This week meet the largest penguins ever spotted on Macca, see the cutest seal photobomb and enjoy all the regular stories as well as the stunning wildlife and landscape photos.

  • Elephant seal and sea lion

    31 August 2012 Single page view

    A pesky sea lion irritates the huge elephant seals in an adorable way and the usual reports are included in Macca's news this week.

  • Close up of bright green vegetation on Macca

    24 August 2012 Single page view

    This week at Macquarie Island: MIPEP 'mail', a special ANARE hut relic, wandering albatross, a search and rescue drill, a huge living road block, jolly to Lusitania Bay, Ralph the sea lion makes another appearance and there are more gorgeous wildlife and landscape photos to behold.

  • Ele seal face up close - black and white

    17 August 2012 Single page view

    Picture after picture of wonder, wildlife and fairy tale landscapes, a kitchen reno and the usual updates, this week from Macca.

  • King penguins at Gadgets Gully

    10 August 2012 Single page view

    The MIPEP team hits the road again, a meteorological impediment and a kitchen reno in the subantarctic are all hot topics this week at Macca.

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