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May in the Galapagos: Nesting Season for Albatrosses

By | Animals

It’s the month of May, the peak of nesting season for albatrosses. Found only on Española, the southernmost island of the archipelago, albatrosses are the Galapagos’ largest birds – with a wingspan of 7 to 8 feet (2 metres) – and are truly mesmerizing to watch. Make sure you check them off your Galapagos Big15 list! You will visit Española through our amazing Eastern Islands itinerary on Yacht La Pinta.

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In Awe at Punta Suarez: Feathery Creatures Abound

By | Animals, Galapagos
16th to 20th February 2017

Today while sailing aboard the La Pinta Galapagos cruise ship, we visited Punta Suarez on Española Island, which is located on the southeastern side of the Galapagos archipelago. Española Island is one of the oldest islands of the archipelago, and even though it has suffered from erosion, it offers amazing cliff-side landscapes along with an overwhelming diversity of wildlife. This island takes up the morning portion during the 4th day of the Yacht La Pinta Eastern Itinerary.
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Galapagos Albatross – stunning courtship rituals

By | News, News

As the dry season arrives to the islands, albatrosses also arrive in full swing

Galapagos Islands are probably one of the best places on Earth to appreciate the big things and the small things in full perspective. Perhaps the tropical geographical setting of the islands, mixed with a rather dry weather for tropical standards is what makes the islands truly special. It is, however, quite special to witness the arrival of the first days of the dry season matching the arrival of the Galapagos Albatross on Española (Hood) Island.

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