Galapagos Shearwater
Puffinus subalaris
The Galapagos Shearwater (Puffinus subalaris) is a breeding resident of the Galapagos Islands. Formerly considered a race of Audubon's Shearwater (P. lhermineri), this bird has now been give full species status. The shots on this page were taken off the coast of Isabela Island in the Galapagos in July, 2007, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 500mm F/4 L IS lens.