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Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster)
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Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster)
Brown Booby, adult

General Description: Brown Boobies (Sula leucogaster) are large, stocky seabirds with heavy bills, bare faces, and big feet. The wings, head, neck, back, and tail are brown, and the belly is white.

Taxonomy: Suliformes, Sulidae

Favored Habitat: Open ocean with lots of fish to eat.

Where to Find: Don't look for Brown Boobies around Las Vegas. Rather, look for them in the Gulf of California, south Florida, and along both coasts of Mexico.

Comments: This bird was photographed at a rehab facility near Dunedin, Florida.

Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) If you were a tasty fish, this might be the last face you'd ever see!
Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster)
Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster)
Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster)
Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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