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Flightless cormorant, head and neck profile.  In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter.  Punta Albemarle, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi, Isabella Island This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table Flightless cormorant perched on volcanic coastline.  In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter.  Punta Albemarle, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi, Isabella Island This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table Swallow-tailed gull, mating, male on top, female just visible below, Creagrus furcata, Wolf Island Add To Light Table
Flightless cormorant, head and neck profile. In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter. Punta Albemarle.
Image ID: 16550  
Species: Flightless cormorant, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi
Location: Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Flightless cormorant perched on volcanic coastline. In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter. Punta Albemarle.
Image ID: 16560  
Species: Flightless cormorant, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi
Location: Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Swallow-tailed gull, mating, male on top, female just visible below.
Image ID: 16591  
Species: Swallowtail gull, Creagrus furcata
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Swallow-tailed gull, Creagrus furcata, Wolf Island Add To Light Table Sally lightfoot crab on barnacles, Grapsus grapsus, North Seymour Island This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table Darwin Island, with Darwins Arch on the right.  Darwin Island is the northernmost of the Galapagos Islands and is home to enormous numbers of seabirds This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table
Swallow-tailed gull.
Image ID: 16593  
Species: Swallowtail gull, Creagrus furcata
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Sally lightfoot crab on barnacles.
Image ID: 16604  
Species: Sally lightfoot crab, Grapsus grapsus
Location: North Seymour Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Darwin Island, with Darwins Arch on the right. Darwin Island is the northernmost of the Galapagos Islands and is home to enormous numbers of seabirds.
Image ID: 16618  
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Darwin Island, the northernmost of the Galapagos Islands, hosts sheer seacliffs rising above the ocean that are home to tens of thousands of seabirds Add To Light Table Wolf Island, with a liveaboard tour boat below sheer seacliffs, is the largest of the islands in the distant northern island group of the Galapagos archipelago, is home to hundreds of thousands of seabirds.  Vast schools of sharks and fish inhabit the waters surrounding Wolf Island Add To Light Table Wolf Island is the largest of the islands in the distant northern island group of the Galapagos archipelago, is home to hundreds of thousands of seabirds.  Vast schools of sharks and fish inhabit the waters surrounding Wolf Island Add To Light Table
Darwin Island, the northernmost of the Galapagos Islands, hosts sheer seacliffs rising above the ocean that are home to tens of thousands of seabirds.
Image ID: 16619  
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Wolf Island, with a liveaboard tour boat below sheer seacliffs, is the largest of the islands in the distant northern island group of the Galapagos archipelago, is home to hundreds of thousands of seabirds. Vast schools of sharks and fish inhabit the waters surrounding Wolf Island.
Image ID: 16629  
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Wolf Island is the largest of the islands in the distant northern island group of the Galapagos archipelago, is home to hundreds of thousands of seabirds. Vast schools of sharks and fish inhabit the waters surrounding Wolf Island.
Image ID: 16630  
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Blue-footed booby adult and chick, Sula nebouxii, North Seymour Island Add To Light Table Great frigatebird, adult male, in flight, carrying twig for nest building, green iridescence of scapular feathers identifying species.  Wolf Island, Fregata minor Add To Light Table Magnificent frigatebird, adult female on nest, Fregata magnificens, North Seymour Island Add To Light Table
Blue-footed booby adult and chick.
Image ID: 16659  
Species: Blue-footed booby, Sula nebouxii
Location: North Seymour Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Great frigatebird, adult male, in flight, carrying twig for nest building, green iridescence of scapular feathers identifying species. Wolf Island.
Image ID: 16708  
Species: Great frigatebird, Fregata minor
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Magnificent frigatebird, adult female on nest.
Image ID: 16738  
Species: Magnificent frigatebird, Fregata magnificens
Location: North Seymour Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Marine iguana, underwater, forages for green algae that grows on the lava reef, Amblyrhynchus cristatus, Bartolome Island Add To Light Table Scalloped hammerhead shark, black and white / grainy, Sphyrna lewini, Wolf Island Add To Light Table Scalloped hammerhead shark, Sphyrna lewini, Wolf Island Add To Light Table
Marine iguana, underwater, forages for green algae that grows on the lava reef.
Image ID: 16228  
Species: Marine iguana, Amblyrhynchus cristatus
Location: Bartolome Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Scalloped hammerhead shark, black and white / grainy.
Image ID: 16252  
Species: Scalloped hammerhead shark, Sphyrna lewini
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Scalloped hammerhead shark.
Image ID: 16263  
Species: Scalloped hammerhead shark, Sphyrna lewini
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Spotted eagle ray, Aetobatus narinari, Wolf Island Add To Light Table Barberfish schooling, Johnrandallia nigrirostris, Darwin Island Add To Light Table Unidentified snapper, Lutjanus, Darwin Island Add To Light Table
Spotted eagle ray.
Image ID: 16329  
Species: Spotted eagle ray, Aetobatus narinari
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Barberfish schooling.
Image ID: 16354  
Species: Barberfish, Johnrandallia nigrirostris
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Unidentified snapper.
Image ID: 16356  
Species: Lutjanus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Barberfish schooling, Johnrandallia nigrirostris, North Seymour Island Add To Light Table Yellowtail grunt, aka burrito grunt, Anisotremus interruptus, North Seymour Island Add To Light Table Yellowtail grunt, aka burrito grunt, Anisotremus interruptus, North Seymour Island Add To Light Table
Barberfish schooling.
Image ID: 16357  
Species: Barberfish, Johnrandallia nigrirostris
Location: North Seymour Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Yellowtail grunt, aka burrito grunt.
Image ID: 16359  
Species: Yellowtail grunt, Anisotremus interruptus
Location: North Seymour Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Yellowtail grunt, aka burrito grunt.
Image ID: 16360  
Species: Yellowtail grunt, Anisotremus interruptus
Location: North Seymour Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Yellowtail surgeonfish, motion blur, Prionurus laticlavius, Cousins Add To Light Table Sea Turtle, underwater, black and white, Wolf Island Add To Light Table Sea Turtle, underwater, black and white, Wolf Island Add To Light Table
Yellowtail surgeonfish, motion blur.
Image ID: 16363  
Species: Yellow-tailed surgeonfish, Prionurus laticlavius
Location: Cousins, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Sea Turtle, underwater, black and white.
Image ID: 16382  
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Sea Turtle, underwater, black and white.
Image ID: 16383  
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Turtle, Wolf Island Add To Light Table Turtle, Black and white / grainy, Bartolome Island Add To Light Table Yellowtail surgeonfish, Prionurus laticlavius, Cousins Add To Light Table
Turtle.
Image ID: 16384  
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Turtle, Black and white / grainy.
Image ID: 16387  
Location: Bartolome Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Yellowtail surgeonfish.
Image ID: 16390  
Species: Yellow-tailed surgeonfish, Prionurus laticlavius
Location: Cousins, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Galapagos sea lion, Zalophus californianus wollebacki, Zalophus californianus wollebaeki, Cousins Add To Light Table Unidentified fish, likely Epinephelus genus, Epinephelus, Cousins Add To Light Table Striped sea chub, schooling, Kyphosus analogous, Wolf Island Add To Light Table
Galapagos sea lion.
Image ID: 16395  
Species: Galapagos sea lion, Zalophus californianus wollebacki, Zalophus californianus wollebaeki
Location: Cousins, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Unidentified fish, likely Epinephelus genus.
Image ID: 16409  
Species: Epinephelus
Location: Cousins, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Striped sea chub, schooling.
Image ID: 16412  
Species: Striped sea chub, Kyphosus analogous
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 


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Species Appearing Among These Images:
Aetobatus narinari
Amblyrhynchus cristatus
Anisotremus interruptus
Antipathidae sp.
Arctocephalus galapagoensis
Caranx sexfasciatus
Carcharhinus galapagensis
Cirrhitichthys oxycephalus
Conolophus subcristatus
Creagrus furcata
Epinephelus sp.
Fregata magnificens
Fregata minor
Geochelone nigra
Grapsus grapsus
Johnrandallia nigrirostris
Kyphosus analogous
Lutjanus sp.
Nannopterum harrisi
Paranthias colonus
Pelecanus occidentalis
Phalacrocorax harrisi
Phoenicopterus ruber
Prionurus laticlavius
Remora sp.
Rhincodon typus
Scorpaena mystes
Spheniscus mendiculus
Sphyrna lewini
Sula granti
Sula nebouxii
Tropidurus sp.
Tubastrea coccinea
Zalophus californianus wollebacki
Zalophus californianus wollebaeki

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