May 26, 2018 - National Geographic Islander
Today we visited Genovesa, a paradise for sea birds. Genovesa is an island surrounded by deep water; with pelagic grounds close to the shore. Here we have 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. To finish this great expedition we saw the Galapagos fur seals resting on the cliffs of Darwin Bay.
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