Young penguins dance together as they learn to use their limbs. The chicks - six to seven week old - are building up muscles necessary to survive in the harsh colony.
This island in the Falklands hosts around 4,000 breeding pairs of gentoo penguins, which are split into 13 sub-colonies. These pictures were taken by amateur photographer David Higgins at Sea Lion Island and the 51 year old said: "Sea Lion Island is one of the best wildlife locations I've ever visited. SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS