Mother and daughter enjoying time in the mangroves, Isla Isabella, Ecuador.
Wood storks are tactile feeders and close their beak on a fish when they feel them. They have the fastest reflex of all the vertebrates!
Our boat tours resume on March 1 and we can’t wait! Join us!
Capt Meg was invited to join an ecotour to the Galapagos. It was an amazing experience to be with some of the best trained ecotour guides IN THE WORLD! Ecuador has set a high bar for guide training and how to manage tourism in sensitive and vital ecological areas. In addition to adding lots of animals to her life list, Meg came back recharged for a new season!
Like bald eagles, brown pelicans get a white head when they reach maturity after 3-5 years.
Clapper rails (known locally as marsh hens) are elusive, so seeing this one swimming in the open was a treat.