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Galapagos: Frigate birds in March!

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

February is for flamingos

Did you know that on top of all the other fantastic animals you can find in the Galapagos, you can also find flamingos?

Flamingos in the Galapagos can be spotted in Floreana, Santa Cruz, Isabella, Santiago, and Bainbridge.

Giant tortoise eggs start hatching

If you visit Galapagos this december, keep in mind that it´s the season when giant tortoise eggs start hatching. And will continue to hatch up until April.  Did you know

Whale Sharks in Galapagos

Whales sharks might seems intimidating but, they´re actually a slow filter- feeding type of shark that´s also the biggest fish in the world!  From June to Dicember you can encouter

Genovesa Island

Genovesa, or Tower Island, is known for its peculiar locals and its semi circular shape. Its remote location on the northern sector of the archipelago, far away from humans, other

A todos los aficionados a la observación de aves: Alístense para ir a Galápagos en Octubre

¡Octubre es un mes especial para observar la Garza de Lava! Estas aves, endémicas de las Islas Galápagos y también conocidas como garzas estriadas, comienzan su anidación. Debido a que

Galápagos Penguins

Did you know that the Galápagos penguin is the only penguin species found north of the Equator? Galápagos penguins are a rare and endangered species, and they are very active

August in Galápagos: Featuring Giant Tortoises

Did you know that the Galápagos Islands are named after getting their giant tortoises? The word “Galápagos” means saddle, and when Spaniards came to the islands they found that the

Giant Manta Rays

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