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Galapagos - Birds

Blue-footed Boobys preparing to mate. The female is in position in the nest she just cleared and the male is approaching her from the rear with his tail up in the air. Might add that the actual act of mating takes seconds and is somewhat anti-climatic after the very long mating process.
Blue-footed Boobys Mating 1
Blue-footed Boobys preparing to mate. The female is in position in the nest she just cleared and the male is approaching her from the rear with his tail up in the air. Might add that the actual act of mating takes seconds and is somewhat anti-climatic after the very long mating process.

Filename: Blue-footed Boobys Mating 1.tif
From gallery: Galapagos - Birds
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Date: 14 Jul 2011
Location: Galapagos Ecuador
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