GALAPAGOS SHORE BIRDS &
WATER BIRDS FACTS & INFORMATION

  • Category:
    Shore Birds
  • Number of Species:
    28
  • Endemic Species:
    19

In total, 21 species of water birds have been recorded in Galapagos, 10 of which are endemic to the Islands. Thirty Four species of shore birds have been recorded in Galapagos, only 2 of which are endemic.

Animal Chart
Group Species
Recorded
Status Endemic
Species
Endemic
Subspecies
Residents Migrants Vagrants
Grebes 1 - - 1 - -
Ducks 1 1 - 3 - 1
Rails and Crakes 6 5 - 3 1 -
Flamingos 1 1 - - - -
Herons & Egrets 10 6 1 3 1 2
Total 19 11 1 10 2 3