The Galapagos Islands and Ecuador
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Boobies
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Boobies
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Boobies are probably the best-known birds in the Galapagos. We saw all three kinds (red-footed, blue-footed, and masked or Nazca) as well as lots of cute chicks!

Red-footed boobie

Rare red-footed boobie with
white recessive coloring

Blue-footed boobie

Boobies spray a circle of guano
to mark their nest area

Masked boobie with eggs

Masked boobie with just born chick

Fluffy masked boobie chick


Mother preening chick


Mother and chick

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