Espinosa Point, FERNANDINA ISLAND
Punta Espinosa is a narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks. The famous flightless cormorant inhabits this island and Galápagos penguins, pelicans and sea lions are also abundant. Different types of lava flows can be compared and the mangrove forests can be observed.
- Activities: Hiking
- Difficulty: Moderate
- Type of Landing: Dry and slippery at low tide
- Highlights: Marine iguanas, flightless cormorants, Galápagos penguins, pelicans, sea lions, Galápagos snakes, great blue herons, green sea turtles, lava herons, lava lizards, Madeiran storm petrels, mockingbirds, active volcano “La Cumbre”, AA lava, lava cactus
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