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The Long Goodbye: End of Fledging Season for Galapagos Albatrosses

By | Animals, Galapagos

The end of fledging season for Galapagos albatrosses is nigh, and with it comes the end of a long, team-based that’s shared between albatross parents. Having hatched as early as August/September, Galapagos albatross chicks have spent approximately 5 months growing and getting to a physical state in their lives that allows them to finally spread their wings for the first time and take flight. Read More

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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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9 Birds of the Galapagos That You Shouldn’t Miss

By | Animals, Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands have a surprising number of bird species. There are 56 native species of birds of the Galapagos that live on the islands full time; 45 of these are endemic to the archipelago, which means they can’t be found anywhere else, and the other 11 are indigenous, which means they do live in other places besides the Galapagos. The islands are also home to 29 species of migrant birds; these are both native and migratory. The various birds are categorized as land, shore, or sea birds.

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