Española Island
  • Daily Expedition Reports
  • 14 Nov 2021

Española Island , 11/14/2021, National Geographic Endeavour II

  • Aboard the National Geographic Endeavour II
  • Galápagos

The Galápagos Archipelago consists of approximately 13 larger islands, with the youngest located in the west and the oldest toward the east. Those eastern islands show a higher rate of endemism, as creatures have a longer span of time to evolve into new forms, which can only be found here. Today we visited Española, the easternmost of the Enchanted Isles, which is also the home to the only tropical albatross in the world: the waved albatross. With its amazing wildlife and stunning landscapes, there is no better way to start our expedition in the Galápagos!

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