Blue-footed Boobies (Sula nebouxii)
Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia)
Red-billed tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus)
Galapagos sea lion (Zalophus wollebaeki)
Short-eared owl (Asio flammeus)
juvenile Red-footed booby (Sula sula)
Juvenile Red-footed booby (Sula sula)
Breeding pair, Nazca boobies (Sula granti)
Swallow-tailed gull (Creagrus furcatus) - only nocturnal seabird in the world
Short-eared owl feeding on seabird prey
Large ground finch (Geospiza magnirostris) - one of the so-called Darwin's finches. Female.
The red-footed booby has feet adapted to perching in trees.
Dew on cactus thorns. Without predators, many Galapagos cacti lose their sharp thorns. These are soft and thin, hardly a deterrent to a hungry predator.
Yellow-crowned night heron (Nyctanassa violacea)
Mating pair, swallow-tailed gull.
Note the white patch under the closed eye, giving the appearance of an open eye to any potential predators.
Galapagos sea lion pup enjoying a sunny afternoon.
Galapagos mocking birds, one of several sub-species among the islands.
They are the most inquisitive of all the birds, probably because they seek water.
The life aquatic - moray eel, urchins and surgeonfish.