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The Galapagos are birdwatcher's paradise — or so say the tourist brochures. This time it's true! The bird life (and other wildlife) is so special because they completely lack instinctive fear of people. You can approach a bird to within a few feet and it will eye you warily, but otherwise show no response. A birdwatcher can get up close and personal with species they could not see anywhere else. Many of the birds are unique to the islands. Seabirds thrive in the diverse shore-line, cliffside and volcanic habitats. Through the panorama soot-dark finches and bright yellow warblers thread their way among forests of prickly pear, palo santo and palo verde. Uplands are the domain of damp tropical forests — the habitat of birds you have never seen before. Along a rocky cliff, thousands of pairs of raucuous birds nest on the ground, performing weird and often amusing rituals of greeting, courtship or territory.

Click below for photos of birds you'd like to see:

seabirds photos seabirds

landbirds photos landbirds

shorebirds photos shorebirds

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