Some bird life from seven islands in the Galapagos I visited during 2010.

Santa Cruz

Smooth-billed Ani
Crotophaga ani
Yellow Warbler
Setophaga petechia aureola
Blue-footed Boobie
Sula nebouxii excisa

Brown pelican
Pelecanus occidentalis urinator
Medium Ground Finch
Geospiza fortis
American Flamingo
Phoenicopterus ruber


Blue-footed Boobie
Sula nebouxii
Waved Albatross
Phoebastria irrorata
Hood Mockingbird
Nesomimus macdonaldi

Yellow-crowned Night Heron
Nyctanassa violacea
Galapagos Dove
Zenaida galapagoensis

San Cristobal

Small Ground Finch
Geospiza fuliginosa
Brown Pelican
Pelecanus occidentalis urinator


Great Frigate Bird
Fregata minor ridgwayi
Galapagos Penguin
Spheniscus mendiculus


American Oystercatcher
Haematopus palliatus galapagensis
Galapagos Penguin
Spheniscus mendiculus
Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias


Nazca boobie
Sula granti
Red-footed Boobie
Sula sula
Swallow-tailed Gull
Larus furcatus

Short-eared Owl
Asio flammeus galapagoensis
Galapagos Mockingbird
Mimus parvulus bauri
Great Frigatebird
Fregata minor

Yellow-crowned Night Heron
Nyctanassa violacea

Plaza Sur

Red-billed Tropicbird
Phaethon aethereus

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