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Galapagos land iguana yawning
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American flamingo in Galapagos
15th Nov 2023
Wildlife facts

5 of the most colourful birds in Galapagos

Visitors to Galapagos are sometimes surprised to discover the relative lack of colourful bird plumage on display, given the Islands’ location on the Equator.
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Blue-footed booby
15th Jan 2016
Wildlife facts

Why do boobies have blue feet?

It's the characteristic that makes them so readily identifiable and has provided Sula nebouxii with its common name, but why does the blue-footed booby have blue feet?
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Blue-footed booby eggs
15th Oct 2014

Understanding blue-footed booby population decline in Galapagos

The blue-footed booby is one of the most iconic birds in the Islands, but after locals noticed their population declining, a team set about trying to find out why.
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