Robert S. White, MD

Photographs from the Galapagos Islands

Elliot's Storm-petrel
  • Elliot's Storm Petrel
  • July 18, 2007
  • Off Bartolome Island
  • Widespread, likes to follow boat
Galapagos Penguin
  • Galapagos Penguin
  • July 18, 2007
  • Pinnacle Rock
  • Endemic, one of the smallest penquins and the
    only one entirely within the topics
Sunrise Bartolome Island
  • Sunrise
  • July 18, 2007
  • Bartolome Island

Marine Iguana
  • Marine Iguana and Lava Lizard
  • July 19, 2007
  • Punta Espinoza on Fernandino Island
  • Marine Iguanas, endemic, world's only sea-going lizard,
    common on all the islands.
    Lava Lizards, 7 endemic species
Galapagos Flycatcher
  • Galapagos Flycatcher
  • July 20, 2007
  • Urbina Bay on Isabela Island
  • Endemic, common on all the islands
Land Iguana
  • Land Iguana
  • July 20, 2007
  • Urbina Bay on Isabela Island
  • 2 endemic species
Lava Gull
  • Lava Gull
  • July 20, 2007
  • on boat off Isabela Island
  • Endemic species, common
Small Ground Finch
  • Small Ground Finch
  • July 20, 2007
  • Urbina Bay on Isabela Island
  • Endemic, the smallest of the ground Finches,
    common on all the islands
Small Tree Finch
  • Small Tree Finch
  • July 20, 2007
  • Urbina Bay on Isabela Island
  • Endemic, found on all the islands but not common
Blue Boobies
  • Blue Boobies
  • July 21, 2007
  • Puerto Villemil on Isabela Island
  • Common on most islands
Pelican
  • Brown Pelican and Brown Noody
  • July 21, 2007
  • Puerto Villemil on Isabela Island
  • Pelicans found on most islands. Brown noddies common.
Galapagos Hawk
  • Galapagos Hawk
  • July 22, 2007
  • Punta Suarez on Espanola Island
  • Endemic, found on most of the larger islands
Giant Tortoise
  • Galapagos Giant Tortoise
  • July 22, 2007
  • Cerro Colorado Conservation Center on San Cristobel Island
  • Endemic, humid zone of the larger islands//
Nazca Booby
  • Nazca Booby
  • July 22, 2007
  • Punta Suarez on Espanola Island
  • Endemic, breeding colonies on several islands
Swallow-tailed Gull
  • Swallow-tailed Gull
  • July 22, 2007
  • Punta Suarez on Espanola Island
  • Endemic, the only nocturnal gull in the world.
Warbler Finch
  • Warbler Finch
  • July 22, 2007
  • Cerro Colorado Conservation Center on San Cristobel Island
  • Endemic, the smallest of the Darwin Finches.
    Not common but found on all the islands.
Waved Albatross Pair
  • Waved Albatross Pair
  • July 22, 2007
  • Punta Suarez on Espanola Island
  • Pair for life
Waved Albatross and Chick
  • Waved Albatross and Chick
  • July 22, 2007
  • Punta Suarez on Espanola Island
  • Largest breeding bird on the islands
    found only on Espanola
Medium Ground Finch
  • Medium Ground Finch
  • July 23, 2007
  • Highlands of Floreana Island
  • Endemic, found on all the islands
Hood Mockingbird
  • Hood Mockingbird
  • July 22, 2007
  • Punta Suarez on Espanola Island
  • Endemic, found only on Espanola and Gardner Islands
Great Frigatebird
  • Great Frigatebird
  • July 24, 2007
  • North Seymour Island
  • Breeding colonies on several islands
Woodpecker Finch
  • Woodpecker Finch
  • July 22, 2007
  • Punta Suarez on Espanola Island
  • Endemic, a larger finch found on most islands but uncommon.
Galapagos Rail
  • Galapagos Rail
  • July 25, 2007
  • Media Luna on Santa Cruz Island
  • Endemic, highlands of the major islands, rare
Greater Flamingo
  • Greater Flamingo
  • July 23, 2007
  • Punta Cormorant on Floreana Island
  • Small breeding colonies of several islands
Large Ground Finch
  • Large Ground Finch
  • July 24, 2007
  • Darwin Research Station on Santa Cruz Island
  • Endemic, found on the larger islands.
Shorteared Owl
  • Short-eared Owl
  • July 25, 2007
  • Media Luna on Santa Cruz Island
  • Highlands of the major islands

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