No other country in the world has as many bird species in such a small land area. With a list of over 1640 species, Ecuador ranks fourth in the world
Amphibians such as frogs, toads and salamanders are vital to the ecosystem of the tropics and Ecuador in particular, is an amphibian hotspot! Reappers in Amphibian Paradise Most frog species
The slopes of the Andes are dressed with this wonderful ecosystem, also called “Andean brow” due to its generous vegetation. The cloud forest looks like a mossy jungle with tall
January is the month when Galápagos Giant Tortoises’ eggs start hatching, and sea turtles begin to lay their eggs. Green Sea Turtles are the only species of marine turtles that lays eggs in the Galapagos Islands!
In the heart of the tropical humid forest, the park’s territory encompasses overflowing rivers and low plains at the foothills of the Andes. Yasuni National Reserve covers 9,820 square kilometers, or 3,792 square miles.
Galápagos sea lions (endemic to the Galápagos) are non-migratory and can be spotted in the Islands yearlong, but their pupping and breeding season takes place from May through February! If you visit Galápagos this month it is likely that you’ll encounter them in their mating period.
Isabela is the largest of the islands that conform the Galapagos Archipelago and it is the second with the most volcanic activity! This island is inhabited by fishermen and early colonists that arrived from the continent, attracted by the wonders not yet visited by tourists, as the regular cruise ships do not cover southern Isabela.
Blue-footed Boobies are in mating season during April and May, giving visitors the chance to see them do their fancy dance. During the booby-mating season, male Blue-footed Boobies do a fancy courtship dance with lots of hooting, honking and pointing their beaks skyward. This takes place on different times on different islands, but around March-May is a good time to see this particular spectacle.
Durante el mes de enero en Galápagos las tortugas gigantes empiezan a salir de sus cascarones y las tortugas marinas verdes empiezan a poner sus huevos. ¿Sabías que la tortuga marina verde de Galápagos (sub-especie de las tortugas verdes) es la única especie de tortugas marinas verdes que anida en las islas?