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Balancing Act. Blue-footed booby, Galapagos Islands

A blue-footed booby (maybe that should read ‘sure-footed booby’) tries to scratch himself whilst teetering on the edge of a cliff.

Darwin’s finches. Galapagos Islands.

In keeping with the Galapagos Islands reputation as one of nature’s great evolutionary laboratories, the finches have adapted in some interesting ways dependant on the conditions that are peculiar it specific islands.

Oystercatchers, Galapagos Islands

The American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) is a common species found throughout the coastal areas of both the Americas. Here the endemic subspecies galapagensis, with a population around 200 pairs, is confined to rocky shores, sandy beaches, and coastal lagoons.