Galapagos Wildlife

Blog posts about Galapagos wildlife

December 6, 2018

The Galapagos Mockingbird

It’s quite curious (and somehow quintessentially Galapagos) that of all the bizarre, unique creatures on the archipelago, one of the least “curious”—the mockingbird— would be the […]
November 28, 2018

Whales in the Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands are home to some of the largest animals on the planet as they migrate from all around the world to feed and give […]
November 12, 2018

The American Flamingo

You know your Galapagos tour is blessed when you come across flamingos! It doesn’t always happen — as with most nature experiences, you never know what […]
September 20, 2018

The Frigatebird

What differentiates the seas of the temperate northern hemisphere from those of the tropics? One of the first differences that comes to my mind are the […]
September 20, 2018

The Blue Footed Booby

Scientific name: Sula nebouxii Conservation status: Least Concern   Is the blue-footed booby endemic to the Galapagos? No. Although the Galapagos is home to around half […]
August 5, 2018

Galapagos Land Iguanas

  Darwin and Iguanas Darwin was no fan of lizards. On his visit to the Galapagos, he famously called marine iguanas “imps of darkness” and wasn’t […]
July 5, 2018

Darwin’s Galapagos Finches

Small, yet significant They are small and cute, for sure, but they usually don’t leave us dumbfounded at first sight. Everyone will get to see at […]
June 11, 2018

The Galapagos Giant Tortoise

Galapagos travel has been linked to the giant tortoises that have roamed the islands since time immemorial. Apart from the brief visit by Spanish conquistador Tomás […]
May 16, 2018

Lonesome George: The Legendary Galapagos Giant Tortoise

  The Galapagos Giant Tortoise   One of the most surreal experiences on arrival to your Galapagos Islands vacation is spotting shiny, rock-like mounds almost camouflaged […]