Kingdom : Animalia
                          Class : Aves
                       Family : Sulidae
        Scientific Name : Sula Nebouxii

                      Size(H) : 64cm - 91cm 
                                       (25in - 36in)
                Wing Span : 130cm - 155cm 
                                       (51in - 61in)
                      Weight : 0.9kg - 1.8kg 
                                       (2lbs - 3.9lbs)
                 Top Speed : 97km/h (60mph)

                  Life Span : 12 - 17 years
                      Colour : Brown, Black, 
                                       White, Grey
                 Skin Type : Feathers
Distinctive Features : Large body size and
                                      brightly coloured feet
  1. Booby is a large sea bird found on the east coast of South and Central America.
  2. They are most commonly found on the Galapagos Islands.
  3. There are around 6 species of Booby existing in the world today.
  4. Each species has its own distinctive feature.
  5. The Blue-footed booby is the second largest and the most well-known species.
  6. They have brightly colored blue feet, with the males’ being slightly paler than the females’.
  7. Blue footed booby is found in Ecuador and the Galapagos Island.
  8. The red footed booby is found in a wide range from the Galapagos Islands to the Caribbean.
  9. It is slightly smaller than the blue-footed booby and is an agile flyer.
  10. The red footed booby is capable of diving to the surface of water through the sky at speeds of 60mph.
  11. The brown booby is found in the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico.
  12. They have a black and white belly with black head, short wings and a long tail.
  13. They are known to breed in large colonies and spend the winter at sea.
  14. The Peruvian booby is natively found in Peru and parts of Chile
  15. Interestingly, their excrement called Guano is used for making fertilizers and gunpowder.
  16. The masked booby is the largest booby species often growing up to 1m in height.
  17. They are distinguished by the black color around their eyes.
  18. They are found from the Caribbean islands to Australia feeding on flying fish and squid.
  19. The Nazca booby is found in the eastern Pacific Ocean Islands.
  20. They are favorable birds with a white body and yellow/orange beak.

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