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Wildlife

Top 6 birds of the Galápagos archipelago

Straddling the equator, born of fire and shaped by the confluence of three ocean currents, the Galápagos archipelago has a unique place in the natural world. Found here are the animals that prompted Charles Darwin to imagine and formulate the theory that explained the diversity of life: evolution by natural selection. Here are our six favourite birds that call the Galápagos archipelago home.

Destinations

Galápagos: Islands of miracles

Its mantle of fame spread by Charles Darwin and his generations of scientific followers, the Galápagos archipelago is a fascinating place to visit, with plenty that’s surprising.