Posts Tagged ‘Galapagos Islands’

North Seymour Island, Galapagos Islands

Swallow-tailed Gull (Creagrus furcatus), North Seymour Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

North Seymour Island is a small island situated just north of Baltra Island, the main point of entry for most people visiting the Galapagos Islands. While the island is home to a large colony of blue-footed boobies and quite a few swallow-tailed gulls, most folks visit to see the frigatebirds (Fregata magnificens) that nest on […]


The Galápagos sea lion

Galápagos sea lion underwater, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

The Galápagos sea lion (Zalophus wollebaeki) is a species of sea lion that exclusively breeds on the Galápagos Islands and on Isla de la Plata just off the coast of Ecuador. These fun animals seem to have an idyllic life, lazing around beaches and playing in the water when food sources are good. The males […]