Galapagos Islands photos

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Galapagos sea lion with shark bite, Zalophus californianus wollebacki, Zalophus californianus wollebaeki
Galapagos sea lion with shark bite.
Species: Galapagos sea lion, Zalophus californianus wollebacki, Zalophus californianus wollebaeki
Location: Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 01713  
Great frigate bird (note green scapular feathers), adult male, Fregata minor, North Seymour Island
Great frigate bird (note green scapular feathers), adult male.
Species: Great frigatebird, Fregata minor
Location: North Seymour Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 02272  
Brown pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis
Brown pelican.
Species: Brown pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis
Location: Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 02273  
Marine iguana, Amblyrhynchus cristatus, James Island
Marine iguana.
Species: Marine iguana, Amblyrhynchus cristatus
Location: James Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 01715  
Marine iguana, Punta Espinosa, Amblyrhynchus cristatus, Fernandina Island
Marine iguana, Punta Espinosa.
Species: Marine iguana, Amblyrhynchus cristatus
Location: Fernandina Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 01718  
Galapagos fur seal, Arctocephalus galapagoensis, James Island
Galapagos fur seal.
Species: Galapagos fur seal, Arctocephalus galapagoensis
Location: James Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 02245  
Greater flamingo, Phoenicopterus ruber, Floreana Island
Greater flamingo.
Species: Greater flamingo, Phoenicopterus ruber
Location: Floreana Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 02279  
Scalloped hammerhead shark, Sphyrna lewini, Darwin Island
Scalloped hammerhead shark.
Species: Scalloped hammerhead shark, Sphyrna lewini
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16249  
Spotted eagle rays, Aetobatus narinari, Wolf Island
Spotted eagle rays.
Species: Spotted eagle ray, Aetobatus narinari
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16333  
Orange cup coral, Tubastrea coccinea, Isla Champion
Orange cup coral.
Species: Orange cup coral, Tubastrea coccinea
Location: Isla Champion, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 01858  
Black coral and diver, Antipathidae, Isla Champion
Black coral and diver.
Species: Black coral, Antipathidae
Location: Isla Champion, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 05706  
Flightless cormorant dries its stubby wings after emerging from the ocean.  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
Flightless cormorant dries its stubby wings after emerging from the ocean. 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.
Species: Flightless cormorant, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi
Location: Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16546  
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
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.
Species: Flightless cormorant, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi
Location: Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16547  
Flightless cormorant.  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
Flightless cormorant. 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.
Species: Flightless cormorant, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi
Location: Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16552  
Marine iguana on volcanic rocks at the oceans edge, Punta Albemarle, Amblyrhynchus cristatus, Isabella Island
Marine iguana on volcanic rocks at the oceans edge, Punta Albemarle.
Species: Marine iguana, Amblyrhynchus cristatus
Location: Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16576  
Hammerhead sharks, schooling, black and white / grainy, Sphyrna lewini, Wolf Island
Hammerhead sharks, schooling, black and white / grainy.
Species: Scalloped hammerhead shark, Sphyrna lewini
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16272  
Scalloped hammerhead shark, black and white / grainy, Sphyrna lewini, Wolf Island
Scalloped hammerhead shark, black and white / grainy.
Species: Scalloped hammerhead shark, Sphyrna lewini
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16279  
Bigeye trevally jacks, schooling, Caranx sexfasciatus, Darwin Island
Bigeye trevally jacks, schooling.
Species: Bigeye jack, Caranx sexfasciatus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16346  
Black coral.  The fan is five feet in diameter and the color of the live coral is more yellow-green than black, Antipathidae, Cousins
Black coral. The fan is five feet in diameter and the color of the live coral is more yellow-green than black.
Species: Black coral, Antipathidae
Location: Cousins, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16444  
Galapagos tortoise, Santa Cruz Island species, highlands of Santa Cruz island, Geochelone nigra
Galapagos tortoise, Santa Cruz Island species, highlands of Santa Cruz island.
Species: Galapagos tortoise, Geochelone nigra
Location: Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16490  
Whale shark, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island
Whale shark.
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 01508  
Black coral, Antipathidae, Isla Champion
Black coral.
Species: Black coral, Antipathidae
Location: Isla Champion, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 01867  
Galapagos penguins, Spheniscus mendiculus, Bartolome Island
Galapagos penguins.
Species: Galapagos penguin, Spheniscus mendiculus
Location: Bartolome Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16517  
Nazca booby, Sula granti, Wolf Island
Nazca booby.
Species: Nazca booby, Sula granti
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16530  
Nazca booby, Sula granti, Wolf Island
Nazca booby.
Species: Nazca booby, Sula granti
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16531  
Brown pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, North Seymour Island
Brown pelican.
Species: Brown pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis
Location: North Seymour Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16542