Afternoon - Panga ride to Punta Espinosa on Fernandina and a walk on the black lava. Many Marine Iguana (black - it looks like they spit out the salt water they have taken in; actually they're sneezing), Lava Lizards, Flightless Cormorant (one pair building a nest), Whimbrel, Lava Heron, American Oystercatcher. When we went back to the panga for the ride back to the ship, the tide had gone out so we had to walk (very carefully) across wet black lava to get to the panga. Towels had been put down to help us not slip.
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