The B.B.C./I.U.C.N. Darwin Centenary Expedition to the British Virgin Islands, Trinidad, Panama, Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. January-March 1959

Peter Scott


We left England on 5 January, 1959, spent ten days in the British Virgin Islands. All our major journeys were by air. Of the Anatidae only three species were seen--the Masked Duck Oxyura dominica (L.) in Panama, the Colombian Torrent Duck Merganetta armata colombiana Des Murs in Ecuador and the Galapagos Pintail Anas bahamensis galapagensis Ridgway.

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