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Isla Santa Cruz - Highlands, Galapagos Islands (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Isla Santa Cruz - Highlands, Galapagos Islands

Map of Isla Santa Cruz - Highlands, Galapagos Islands



Black-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus) Small Tree-Finch (Camarhynchus parvulus) Male Woodpecker Finch (Camarhynchus pallidus) Warbler Finch (Certhidea olivacea) Warbler Finch (Certhidea olivacea) Warbler Finch (Certhidea olivacea)
Galapagos Giant Tortoise (Geochelone elephantopus) Santa Cruz ssp. Galapagos Dove (Zenaida galapagoensis) Barn Owl (Tyto alba) Paint-billed Crake (Mustelirallus erythrops)

The highlands are part farms and part wild. The trees up here are generally short, but there is continuous mist making it a lush environment.

Trips

Galapagos Islands

11/29/2006: We came here as part of the 8 day expedition on the SS Samba.



12/11/2006:

Previous Visit (Isla Plaza Sur: 11/28/2006)
Next Visit (Isla Santa Cruz - Puerto Ayora: 11/29/2006)



Species Recorded (11)

Birds ( 10 )

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
Paint-billed Crake - Mustelirallus erythrops

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Lava Gull - Leucophaeus fuliginosus

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Galapagos Dove - Zenaida galapagoensis

Cuckoos ( Cuculidae )
Smooth-billed Ani - Crotophaga ani

Barn Owl and Grass-owls ( Tytonidae )
Barn Owl - Tyto alba

( Coccyzidae )
Dark-billed Cuckoo - Coccyzus melacoryphus

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Green Warbler-Finch - Certhidea olivacea

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Woodpecker Finch - Camarhynchus pallidus
Small Tree-Finch - Camarhynchus parvulus

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