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North Seymour Island, A Charming Seabird Colony in Galapagos — indahs: dive, travel & photography

indahs: dive, travel & photography

Located next to Baltra Island (Galapagos, Ecuador), the uninhabited island North Seymour is named after a British Navy Admiral, Lord Hugh Seymour. The island is known for having a large number of populations of magnificent frigatebirds and growing population of the Galapagos land iguanas. A must visit Island when you are in Galapagos.

Magnificent frigatebird, North Seymour Island

The land iguana on the Island is actually not a native to the Island. They were moved by a scientists group from Baltra Island to the North Seymour Island to save the species after their declining population.

North Seymour Land Iguana, North Seymour Island

We walked through the trails on the North Seymour Island, passing several many nesting and breeding pairs of frigate birds. The babies and young frigatebirds looked so adorable. The Island’s landscape, to be honest, is rather depressing but charming at the same time. It has a dry landing, dusty with bushy colorful…

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