Below, this sanderling casts a delicate bird-shaped shadow as it dines on a piece of cactus.
Neither the sea lion nor the Galapagos gulls pay any attention to the sinister shadow cast by the marine iguana and the rock on which it sits.
A young sea lion watches a Sally Lightfoot crab hiding in the shadow of an overhanging rock.
Camouflaged in the shadows of opuntia (prickly pear) cactus, are a Galapagos gull (left) and a juvenile red-footed booby.
This Galapagos gull chooses not to lie in the shade, but in the sunshine, where he casts his own shadow.
Today I have
birds, reptiles, mammals and crustaceans for both
Photos by Kay Davies and Richard Schear