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 […]


Ecuador – 26 days, 19,475 photographs

Iglesia de San Agustín. Quito, Ecuador

I just returned from a fabulous month long trip to the exotic South American country of Ecuador. My journey started in the wonderful city of Quito then 8 days of wandering through the Andes staying at eco lodges and viewing wildlife. This was all followed by a fantastic trip to the Galapagos Islands and then […]


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 […]


Sally Lightfoot crab, (Grapsus grapsus), Galapagos Islands

Sally Lightfoot crab, (Grapsus grapsus), Isabela Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

The Sally Lightfoot crab (Grapsus grapsus) is definitely one of the most colourful inhabitants of the Galapagos Islands. Although they are relatively easy to photograph I was very surprised by how skittish most of them were. This is unlike almost all the other animals in the Galapagos Islands that have absolutely no fear of humans. […]


Galápagos marine iguana

Marine Iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus), Fernandina Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

The Galápagos marine iguana may not be the prettiest creature on the planet but it definitely ranks way up there in the very cool department. I had the opportunity to photograph these iguanas at a number of locations in the Galapagos Islands on my recent visit to Ecuador osta viagra. These guys are very mellow […]