May 12, 2018 - National Geographic Islander
to its location. Genovesa is an island surrounded by deep water; perfect for many sea birds with pelagic feeding habits, including the red-footed booby, the Nazca booby, the great frigate bird, the red bill tropicbird and the swallow-tailed gull.
Male great frigate birds had their pouch fully inflated; Nazca boobies and red-footed boobies were all in courtship or at different stages of their breeding cycle.
We also saw the short-eared owl and their prey, the storm petrels. The sunset was a perfect way to finish this wonderful week.
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