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.
Long pointed greyish bill
Adult feet bright blue
Long pointed tail
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