Blue-footed Booby

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Blue-footed Booby

Sula nebouxii
  • ORDER: Suliformes
  • FAMILY: Sulidae
Basic Description

A large seabird of the warm coastal waters of the eastern Pacific, the Blue-footed Booby is a rare visitor to the West Coast of the United States. It has even occurred a few times at inland lakes in California, Texas, and Arizona.

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Other Names
  • Piquero Camanay (Spanish)
  • Fou à pieds bleus (French)
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