Red-footed Booby

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Red-footed Booby

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

The smallest of the boobies, the Red-footed Booby is an uncommon visitor to the mainland United States. It is seen only rarely off the California coast and at sea off southern Florida, and it breeds in the Hawaiian Islands.

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Other Names
  • Piquero Patirrojo (Spanish)
  • Fou à pieds rouges (French)
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