Galapagos Photo Album

Blue footed booby watches female marine iguana defending her nest.

Magnificent frigate birds. The male has succeeded in attracting a female with his bright red gular pouch. Now he puts his wing around her on their nest.

Giant tortoise at the Charles Darwin Research Station.

Land iguana and sleeping sea lion on South Plaza Island.

Masked booby mother and chick.

Marine iguanas. The red color is more intense in the males when they are mating.

Pelican among sea lions on the red sand at Rabida.

Waved albatross.

The waved albatrosses were just returning from a year or more at sea and resting before mating. Some were still arriving while we were there.

Galapagos Trip Report