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Blue-footed Booby


IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

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.


  • M/F Calls; Aggr
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    © Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Male makes high-pitched whistle, female gives louder and lower honk or trumpet.

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