Exploring Santa Cruz

Mark & Sue Owen
Tue 21 Apr 2015 15:52

We’ve been out exploring and although this island is a lot more commercialised and touristy, there’s still lots of wildlife at every turn.  Once again the pictures tell the story:


A lava lizard:




Land Iguanas:




Marine Iguana:




More Giant Tortoises:



We’ve been informed by family ornithologists that our hitchhikers on passage to the Galapagos were not finches, but martins. 

Here’s a Darwin finch (check out the beak):




Pelicans have found out it’s a lot less effort to get fish at the fish market:




A delightful ceramic garden at Puerto Ayora: