We visited the Galapagos Islands in 1985, 1986, and 1988.


Marine iguana, Amblyrhynchus cristatus

marine iguanas marine iguanas

Galapagos land iguana, Conolophus subcristatus

land iguana

Galapagos giant tortoise, Chelonoides nigra

domed-shell giant tortoise saddle-backed giant tortoise giant tortoises

Lava lizard, Microlophus sp. (there are six species, all endemic)

lava lizard

fiddler crab

Galapagos sea lion, Zalophus wollebaeki

beachmaster sea lion sea lion

Darwin ground finch (Galapagos finch), Geopiza sp.

Darwin finch

Galapagos mockingbird, Mimus parvulus

mockingbird mockingbird

Blue-footed booby, Sula nebouxii

blue-footed booby sky pointing blue-footed boobies

Red-footed booby, Sula sula

red-footed booby, brown phase

Nazca booby, Sula granti

masked booby bird feeding chick

Galapagos hawk, Buteo galapagoensis

Galapagos hawk

Waved albatross (Galapagos albatross), Phoebastria irrorata

waved albatros waved albatroses

Magnificent frigatebird, Fregata magnificens

male frigate bird displaying

Galapagos penguin, Spheniscus mendiculus

Galapagos penguins Galapagos penguin


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