Salvin, "On the Avifauna of the Galapagos Archipelago," Trans.
If their ancestors had been carried out to sea once or twice by a flood and safely drifted as far as the Galapagos Islands" (Wallace), "they must have been numerous on the continent" (Rothschild and Hartert).
The Galapagos Islands belong to the republic of Ecuador, and form a part of the province of Guayas.
P. ruber, entirely light vermilion, extends from Florida to Para and the Galapagos; P. chilensis s.
fuliginosus, believed to be confined to the Galapagos, and L.