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Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Antarctica Trip

Our next site was Carcass Island, popular with birders as it has no cats or rats and as a result has a variety of birds not found on other islands in the archipelago. Unfortunately, conditions there were no more conducive to landing than at West Point, and we spent the day meandering between the two islands hoping in vain for an improvement in conditions. A pod of Commerson's dolphins swam around the ship for several hours and a whale was spotted directly beneath the ship, but one can't deny that the inability to land that day was a disappointment.