Blue footed Booby

Bird of the Week

Name: Blue footed Booby


My experience with the Blue footed booby.

Information about the Blue footed Booby
The Blue footed Booby is a rare visitor to the West Coast of the USA but has been seen in inland lakes of California, Texas & Arizona. It breeds on open ground and lays its eggs on the bare ground. The Blue footed Booby plunge-dives from various heights into schools of fish. It may catch flying fish in the air. Also, it’s a large seabird.

Adult Appearance:
Long pointed greyish bill
Adult feet bright blue
Long pointed tail

Juvenile Appearance:
Juvenile dark all over with white belly. Pale at base of underside of wings,long pointed tail, long pointed greyish bill, no blue feet until adult


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