Galápagos

Bird List

The Galápagos Islands

17th - 26th July 2005

Lists from 2004 trip.


Birds

Galápagos Penguin Spheniscus meniculus
Waved Albatross Diomedea irrorata
Dark-rumped (Galápagos) Petrel Pterodroma phaeopyhgia
Audobon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri
Elliott's Storm-Petrel Oceanites gracilis
Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma tethys
Madeiran Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma castro
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor
Blue-footed Booby Sula nebouxii
Nazca Booby Sula granti
Red-footed Booby Sula sula websteri
Galápagos Flightless Cormorant Phalacrocorax harrisi
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidantalis
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
American Great White Egret Casmerodius albus
Striated Heron Butorides striatus
Lava (Galápagos) Heron Butorides sundevalli
Yellow-crowned Night-heron Nyctanassa violacea
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Galápagos Hawk Buteo galapagoensis
Paint-billed Crake Neocrex erythrops
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus
Wandering Tattler Heteroscelus incanum
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
Lava Gull Larus fulginosus
Swallow-tailed Gull Larus furcatus
Brown (Common) Noddy Anous stolidus
Galápagos Dove Zenaida galapagoensis
Dark-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus melacoryphus
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus galapagoensis
Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus
Galápagos Flycatcher Myiarchus magnirostris
Galápagos Mockingbird Nesomimus parvulus
Hood Mockingbird Nesomimus macdonaldi
Chatham Mockingbird Nesomimus melanotis
Southern (Galápagos) Martin Progne modesta
Large Ground-Finch Geospiza magnirostris
Medium Ground-Finch Geospiza fortis
Small Ground-Finch Geospiza fuliginosa
Sharp-beaked Ground-Finch Geospiza difficilis
Common Cactus-Finch Geospiza scandens
Large Cactus-Finch Geospiza conirostris
Vegetarian Finch Platyspiza crassirostris
Large Tree Finch Camarhynchus psittacula
Medium Tree Finch Camarhynchus pauper
Small Tree Finch Camarhynchus parvulus
Woodpecker Finch Camarhynchus pallidus
Warbler Finch Certhidea olivacea
Mangrove (Yellow) Warbler Dendroica petechia aureolla

 

Mammals

Galápagos Fur Seal Arcocephalus galapagoensis
Galápagos Sea Lion Zalopus californianus
Killer Whale Orcinus orca
Common Dolphin Delphinus delphis
Bottle-nosed Dolphin Tursiops truncatus
House Mouse Mus musculus

 

Reptiles

Galápagos Lava Lizard Microlophus albemarlensis
Española Lava Lizard Microlophus delanonis
Floreana Lava Lizard Microlophus greyi
Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus
Galápagos Land Iguana Conolophus subcristatus
Santa Fé Land Iguana Conolphus pallidus
Galápagos Giant Tortoise Geochelone elephantopus porteri
Pacific Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

 

Other taxa

Whitetip Shark Triaenodon obesus
Sallylightfoot Crab Grapsus grapsus
Greater Painted Locust Schistocerca melanocera
Ghost Crab Ocypode gaudichaudii
Fiddler Crab Ura helleri
Hermit Crab sp.
Spot-winged Glider (dragonfly) Pantala hymenaea
Galápagos Carpenter Bee Xylocopa darwini
Yellow Paper Wasp Polistes versicolor

The Islands

Bartolomé

Española

Fernandina

Floreana

Genovesa

Isabela

San Cristóbal

Santa Cruz

Santa Fé

Santiago

Seymour Norte



Shipmates



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Daily Diary, 2004

Diary, 2005 trip

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Birds seen by other/s in the group, but not by me were:
White-cheeked Storm-Petrel
Snowy Egret
Galápagos Rail/Crake
Whimbrel
Grey (Black-bellied) Plover
Charles Mockingbird

  Bartolomé  ¦   Española  ¦   Fernandina  ¦   Floreana  ¦   Genovesa  ¦
   Isabela  ¦   North Seymour  ¦   San Cristóbal  ¦   Santa Cruz  ¦   Santa Fé  ¦   Santiago


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