parallax background

THE HAPPY GRINGO BLOG

TRAVEL ADVENTURES IN ECUADOR, GALAPAGOS & SOUTH AMERICA

Call us toll free: US & CA 1-800-269-0216

Request a Free Quote

August 1, 2020
thumb Closeup image of a male frigate bird at the galapagos islands

Galapagos Frigate bird – Galapagos Islands

The Great Frigatebirds are some of the most iconic inhabitants of the Galapagos Islands, especially when dramatically inflating their red gular sacs to attract mates.
July 30, 2020

Fernandina Island – Galapagos Visitor Guide

Fernandina island is right up there at the top of the list of best sites to visit at the Galapagos Islands. Fernandina is born of fire, and today is one of the most volcanically active spots on the planet.
June 24, 2020

Galapagos Fish to See While Snorkeling or Diving

The Galapagos Islands are one of the largest marine reserves on the planet, offering protection to an incredible diversity of colourful Galapagos
June 24, 2020

Galapagos Racer Snake – Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Racer Snake leapt to instant fame in 2016, when BBC Planet Earth footage of them chasing a Marine Iguana went viral on the internet
June 22, 2020
beautiful Galapagos red billed tropicbird in flight

Red-billed Tropicbird – Galapagos Islands

The beautiful Galapagos Red-billed Tropicbird often amazes visitors with it’s striking appearance – long elegant tail streamers, bright red beak
June 22, 2020
galapagos in october galapagos lava herons begin nesting

Galapagos Lava Heron – Galapagos Islands

The Lava Heron, also known as the Galapagos Striated Heron, is an endemic wading bird only found at the Galapagos Islands.In appearance, they look rather small for a heron
June 22, 2020

Galapagos Penguin – Galapagos Islands

Meet the only penguin species crazy enough to live at the equator! The Galapagos penguin is a cute little fella and offers a unique bucket list opportunity
June 19, 2020

Flightless Cormorant – Galapagos Islands

The Flightless Cormorant is the peculiar case of the bird who forgot how to fly. An edemic species found only at the Galapagos Islands
June 18, 2020

Blacktip Reef Shark – Galapagos Islands

The Blacktip Reef Shark is one of the most common shark species found at the Galapagos Islands, and can often be sighted in the shallows while snorkelling
×