animals of Galapagos
Giant mantas are fabulous creatures… and from July to early October, these migrating species make their journey to Ecuadorian waters. Giant manta rays visit the Ecuadorian coastline to feed on plankton that accumulates near the shores during this time, after being dragged by the Humboldt current and deposited in the north of Peru and the south of Ecuador. There are two species of mantas that you can spot; the Reef Manta Ray (Manta Alfredi), the Giant Mantas (Manta Birostris) are exceptional: they are
Galapagos in April Max. temp: 85°F (29.4°C) Min. temp: 73°F (22.8°C) Sea temp.: 77°F (25.0°C) Avg. Rainfall: 1.5 in (3.8 cm) In April, the rainy season in Galapagos is over. This season
March in San Cristobal and Genovesa means frigates’ mating season. These magnificent birds, also called “the condor of the oceans” by famous Charles Darwin, have an impressive wingspan and a
Blue-footed Boobies: these cute birds are many of Galápagos travelers’ favorites! During the months of April and May they enter their mating season, giving visitors the chance to see them do their fancy dance.