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Blue Footed booby
  • Where is it found: Can be found on most islands in the archipelago, at the shoreline.
  • When is it found: All year round.
  • Interesting fact: During mating rituals, male birds show off their feet to prospective mates with a high-stepping strut. The bluer the feet, the more attractive the mate.
Nazca booby
  • Where is it found: Best nesting colonies in Genovesa, Española and Floreana.
  • Interesting fact: The largest of the three species of Galapagos boobies.
Flightless cormorant
  • Where is it found: East coast of Fernandina, as well as on the northern and western coasts of Isabela.
  • When is it found: All year round. Nesting tends to take place from July to October.
  • Interesting fact: The only cormorant in the world that has lost the ability to fly. With only 1500 estimated individuals, it is one of the world's rarest birds and is the subject of an active conservation program.
Red footed booby
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