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The Galapagos Islands are a natural habitat for famous waved albatrosses. These birds are absent from the islands from December till late March. Their migration in late March is something amazing and worth seeing. They return to their homes on the island called Espanola. The amazing process of migration and subsequent mating are the things that attract tourists, making the late March - early April period one of the highlights of Galapagos.
One of the most interesting things to see is the albatrosses' courtship, which is a very elusive and spectacular ritual. It is characterized by birds rapid circling and bowing, nib snapping, and an upraised nib to make a characteristic 'wooo-hoo' sound. The process is really fascinating and absolute worth seeing.