Coastal areas with muddy, sandy or rocky shores provide a magnificent habitat for variety of wildlife from tiny Two-banded Plover to massive Southern Elephant seals.

Elephant Seal Pup on a Sunny Day

Elephant Seal Pup on a Sunny Day

Close-up of a moulting Southern Elephant Seal

Close-up of a moulting Southern Elephant Seal

Southern Elephant Seal

Southern Elephant Seal

Elephant Seal at Sunset

Elephant Seal at Sunset

King Penguins at Sunset on a Sandy Beach

King Penguins at Sunset on a Sandy Beach

Common guillemots, Shetland Islands

Common guillemots,  Shetland Islands

Atlantic Puffin, Fair Isle

Atlantic Puffin, Fair Isle

Rockhopper Taking a Refreshing Shower

Rockhopper Taking a Refreshing Shower

Rockhopper Penguins in Falkland Islands

Rockhopper Penguins in Falkland Islands

Gentoo Penguin, Falkland Islands

Gentoo Penguin, Falkland Islands

Saunders Island by Atlantic Ocean

Saunders Island by Atlantic Ocean

Atlantic Puffin, Noss Island

Atlantic Puffin, Noss Island

European Otter with a Cub on the back

European Otter with a Cub on the back

European Otter, Shetland Islands

European Otter, Shetland Islands

Northern Gannet with Nesting Material

Northern Gannet with Nesting Material

Black Guillemot Calling, Mousa

Black Guillemot Calling, Mousa

Pied Oystercatcher

Pied Oystercatcher

Displaying Black-Browed Albatrosses

Displaying Black-Browed Albatrosses

Juvenile Albatross, Saunders Island

Juvenile Albatross, Saunders Island