Saturday, 2 May 2015

Birds of the Galápagos

During our 15 day tour of the Galápagos (see previous 26 posts), I photographed 42 species of birds, 28 of which were lifers for me. Here they are (in no particular order).

Great Blue Heron, Las Bachas Beach, Isla Santa Cruz, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 200mm, ISO 400, f/4 1/5000
Black-necked Stilt, Las Bachas Beach, Isla Santa Cruz, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8, ISO 400, f/4 1/2500
Galápagos Penguin, Isla Bartholomé, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 180mm, ISO 800, f/4 1/160
Great Frigatebird, Great Darwin Bay, Isla Genovesa, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 70-200 f/2.8 @ 170mm, ISO 800, f/5.6, 1/200
Red-footed Booby, Prince Phillip's Steps, Isla Genovesa, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 160mm, ISO 3200, f/4, 1/320
Galápagos Storm-petrel colony, Prince Phillip's Steps, Isla Genovesa, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8, ISO 2000, f/4, 1/3200
Short-eared Owl, Prince Phillip's Steps, Isla Genovesa, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8 (x2 adapter), ISO 1600, f/5.6, 1/200
Swallow-tailed Gull, South Plaza, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8, ISO 800, f/5.6, 1/1000
Large Ground Finch, Great Darwin Bay, Isla Genovesa, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 70-200 f/2.8 @ 200mm, ISO 400, f/2.8, 1/125
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron, Great Darwin Bay, Isla Genovesa, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 130mm, ISO 400, f/5.6, 1/160
Lava Gull, Great Darwin Bay, Isla Genovesa, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8 (x2 adapter), ISO 1600, f/7.1, 1/80
Wandering Tattler, Great Darwin Bay, Isla Genovesa, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8 (x2 adapter), ISO 800, f/8, 1/200
Ruddy Turnstone, Great Darwin Bay, Isla Genovesa, Gal´pagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8 (x2 adapter), ISO 1600, f/7.1, 1/1000
Galápagos Dove, Puerto Egas, Isla Santiago, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8, ISO 1600, f/2.8, 1/1000
Galápagos Flycatcher, Puerto Egas, Isla Santiago, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8, ISO 800, f/11, 1/250
Galápagos Mockingbird, Puerto Egas, Isla Santiago, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 200mm, ISO 800, f/5.6, 1/500
Lava Heron, Puerto Egas, Isla Santiago, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 200mm, ISO 400, f/5, 1/1250
Galápagos Petrel, Buccaneer Cove, Isla Santiago, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8, ISO 1600, f/4, 1/2000
Brown Pelican, South Plaza, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8, ISO 400, f/5, 1/640
Galápagos Hawk, Punta Espinoza, Isla Fernandina, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8 (x2 adapter), ISO 400, f/9, 1/800
Flightless Cormorant, Punta Espinoza, Isla Fernandina, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 200mm, ISO 400, f/8, 1/400
American Oystercatcher, Punta Espinoza, Isla Fernandina, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 200mm, ISO 400, f/11, 1/320
Striated Heron, Elizabeth Bay, Isla Isabela, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 160 mm, ISO 320, f/5, 1/400
Medium Ground Finch, Urvina Bay, Isla Isabela, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8, ISO 800, f/4.5, 1/200
American Flamingo, Punta Moreno, Isla Isabela, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 80-200mm f/2.8 @ 160mm, ISO 200, f/8, 1/125
Galápagos Shearwater, South Plaza, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8, ISO 400, f/5.6, 1/1250
Red-billed Tropicbird, South Plaza, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8, ISO 800, f/5.6, 1/2000
Brown Noddy, South Plaza, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8, ISO 400, f/8, 1/100
Cactus Ground Finch (male) on Prickly Pear, South Plaza, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8, ISO 400, f/5, 1/1250
Cattle Egret, Post Office Bay, Isla Floreana, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 200mm, ISO 400, f/6.3, 1/1250
Whimbrel, Post Office Bay, Isla Floreana, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 200mm, ISO 400, f/5.6, 1/2000
White-vented Storm-petrel, Post Office Bay, Isla Floreana, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 200mm, ISO 400, f/5, 1/2500
Waved Albatross, Punta Suarez, Isla Española, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8, ISO 800, f/4, 1/1250
Nazca Booby, Punta Suarez, Isla Española, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 200mm, ISO 400, f/5.6, 1/3200
San Cristóbal Mockingbird, Tortoise Reserve and Breeding Centre, Isla San Cristóbal, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 70mm, ISO 800, f/5.6, 1/160
Yellow Warbler, Tortoise Reserve and Breeding Centre, Isla San Cristóbal, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 200mm, ISO 800, f/5.6, 1/200
Semi-palmated Plover, Cerro Brujo, Isla San Cristóbal, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8, ISO 400, f/5.6, 1/1000
Sanderling, Cerro Brujo, Isla San Cristóbal, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8, ISO 400, f/4, 1/3200
Least Sandpiper, Punta Cormorant, Isla Floreana, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8 (x1.4 adapter), ISO 400, f/9, 1/250
White-cheeked Pintail, Gardner Bay, Isla Española, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Sigma 300mm f/2.8, ISO 400, f/8, 1/400
Blue-footed Booby, North Seymour, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 80-200m  f/2.8, @ 160mm, ISO 1600, f/5, 1/1600
Magnificent Frigatebird (male), North Seymour, Galápagos
Pentax K-3, Tamron 70-200mm  f/2.8 @ 150mm,  ISO 3200, f/4.5, 1/800

Galápagos Islands - Travel and Photographic Notes

1 comment:

  1. Absolutely BRILLANT Post Ian. A wonderful series and trip with stunning photography.

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