Birds

White-cheeked pintail
White-cheeked pintail (Anas bahamensis galapagensis). El Chato Tortoise Reserve near Los Gemelos, Isla Santa Cruz, Galápagos.
Mallards
Anas platyrhynchos (mallard) female with ducklings. Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, KY.
Anhinga anhinga drying wings
Anhinga anhinga drying wings
Galapagos great blue heron
Galapagos great blue heron (Ardea herodias cognata). Isla Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.
Great blue heron
Great blue heron (Ardea herodias). Lexington, Kentucky.
Canada goose
Canada geese (Branta canadensis). Baylands Nature Preserve, East Palo Alto, CA.
Red-tailed hawk
Buteo jamaicensis (red-tailed hawk) with squirrel. Swarthmore, PA.
Red-shouldered hawk
Red-shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus). Zolfo Springs, FL.
Northern cardinal
Northern cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) during blizzard. Swarthmore, PA.
Gray-cheeked thrush
Gray-cheeked thrush (Catharus minimus) after hitting a window. Swarthmore, PA.
Swallow-tailed gulls
Pair of courting swallow-tailed gull (Creagrus furcatus). Genovesa, Galápagos.
Swallow-tailed gulls
Swallow-tailed gulls (Creagrus furcatus) courting. Tower Island, Galápagos.
Swallow-tailed gulls
Pair of swallow-tailed gulls (Creagrus furcatus) under Opuntia. Isla Genovesa, Galápagos.
Steller's jay
Steller’s jay (Cyanocitta stelleri). Yosemite National Park, CA.
Galapagos cormorant
Flightless Galapagos cormorant (Phalacrocorax harrisi) drying its feathers near a mess of marine iguanas. Isla Fernandina, Galapagos.
Magnificent frigatebirds
Magnificent frigatebirds (Fregata magnificens) in flight. Near Isla Santiago in the Galápagos.
Great frigatebirds
Flock of great frigatebirds (Fregata minor). Genovesa, Galápagos Islands.
Great frigatebird
Great frigatebird (Fregata minor) showing green tinge on wings. Isla Genovesa, Galápagos.
Great frigatebird
Great frigatebird (Fregata minor) sleeping. Isla Genovesa, Galapagos.
Great frigatebird
Great frigatebird (Fregata minor) with inflated gular sac. Genovesa, Galápagos Islands.
Great frigatebird
Great frigatebird (Fregata minor) in tree. Isla Genovesa, Galápagos.
Small ground-finch
Small ground-finch (Geospiza fuliginosa) in a tree. Isla Isabela, Galápagos.
Small ground finch
Small ground finch (Geospiza fuliginosa) in tree. Isla Isabela, Galapagos.
Common cactus finch
Common cactus finch (Geospiza scandens intermedia) foraging on giant prickly pear (Opuntia echios var. echios) on Isla Santa Cruz, Galápagos, Ecuador.
Common cactus finch
Common cactus finch (Geospiza scandens) on Opuntia flower. Puerto Ayora, Isla Santa Cruz, Galápagos.
Great frigatebird
Great frigatebird (Fregata minor) with inflated gular pouch. Isla Genovesa, Galapagos.
Galapagos mockingbird
Galapagos mockingbird (Mimus parvulus) on candelabra cactus. Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island.
Galápagos mockingbird
Fledgling Galápagos mockingbird (Mimus parvulus parvulus) in a tree. Charles Darwin Research Station, Puerto Ayora, Isla Santa Cruz, Galápagos, Ecuador.
Black-eared Galápagos mockingbird
Black-eared Galápagos mockingbird (Mimus parvulus personatus). Isla Santiago, Galápagos.
Black-eared Galápagos mockingbird
Black-eared Galápagos mockingbird (Mimus parvulus personatus) in a tree. Isla Santiago, Galápagos.
Montezuma oropendola
Montezuma oropendola (Psarocolius montezuma) nests hanging in tree. La Selva Research Station, Costa Rica.
Galápagos flycatcher
Galapagos flycatcher (Myiarchus magnirostris) on dead tree. Cero Dragón, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador.
Galápagos flycatcher
Galápagos flycatcher (Myiarchus magnirostris). Isla Santa Cruz, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador.
Galápagos flycatcher
Galápagos flycatcher (Myiarchus magnirostris) attacking its reflection in a camera lens. Near Puerto Egas, Isla Santiago, Galápagos, Ecuador.
Galápagos flycatcher
Galápagos flycatcher (Myiarchus magnirostris) on weathered lava. Isla Santiago (James Island), Galápagos, Ecuador.
Yellow-crowned night heron
Yellow-crowned night heron (Nyctanassa violacea pauper). Isla Genovesa, Galápagos.
Yellow-billed cardinal
Yellow-billed cardinal (Paroaria capitata). Kaloko-Honokohau National Historic Park, HI.
Yellow-billed cardinal
Yellow-billed cardinal (Paroaria capitata). Kekaha Kai State Park, Hawai’i.
Brown pelican
A brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis urinator) making a wet landing near Fernandina Island, Galapagos.
Brown pelican
Brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) with Daphne Minor in background. Black Turtle Cove, Isla Santa Cruz, Galápagos, Ecuador.
Brown pelican
Brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) in flight. Galápagos, Ecuador.
Brown pelican
Ventral view of a brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis urinator). Near Cabo Nepean, Isla Santiago, Galápagos, Ecuador.
Brown pelican
Brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis urinator). Isla Santa Cruz, Galápagos.
Neotropic cormorant
Neotropic cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus). Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
Galápagos cormorant
Galápagos cormorant (Phalacrocorax harrisi) in nest. Fernandina Island, Galápagos Islands.
Carolina chickadee
Carolina chickadee (Poecile carolinensis) . Swarthmore, PA.
Yellow warbler
Female yellow warbler (Setophaga petechia aureola) in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island, Galápagos Archipelago. Sometimes called a mangrove warbler, and formerly classified as Dendroica petechia aureola. Ecuador.
Nazca boobies
Pair of Nazca boobies (Sula granti) in a field of flowering goat’s head. Genovesa Island, Galápagos.
Nazca boobies
Nazca boobies (Sula granti) courting in a field of goat’s head. Genovesa Island, Galápagos.
Nazca booby
Nazca booby (Sula granti) with STOP sign. Isla Genovesa, Galápagos.
Nazca booby
Nazca booby (Sula granti). Genovesa Island, Galápagos.
Galapagos blue-footed booby
Galapagos blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii ssp. excisa). Isla Genovesa.
Red-footed booby
Brown morph of a red-footed booby (Sula sula). Isla Genovesa, Galápagos.
Red-footed booby
Juvenile red-footed booby (Sula sula). Tower Island, Galápagos, Ecuador.
Red-footed booby
Red-footed booby near Opuntia. Genovesa, Galápagos Islands.
Red-footed booby
Red-footed booby (Sula sula) on a branch. Isla Genovesa, Galápagos.
American robin
Leucistic American robin (Turdus migratorius). Swarthmore, Pennsylvania.
Kingbird
Kingbird (Tyrannus sp.). Possibly T. melancholicus. Cozumel, Mexico.
Galápagos dove
Galápagos dove (Zenaida galapagoensis). Genovesa, Galápagos.
White-crowned sparrow
White-crowned sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys). Baylands Nature Preserve, East Palo Alto, CA.