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Sulidae: boobies and gannets

Order: Suliformes
Family: Sulidae
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Boobies

Species on page - 6 species in 2 genera depicted (out of 10 species in 3 genera)

+ Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
+ Red-footed booby (Sula sula)
+ Nazca booby (Sula granti)
+ Peruvian booby (Sula variegata )
+ Brown booby (Sula leucogaster)
+ Northern gannet (Morus bassanus)

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Blue feet

galapagos

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Red feet

galapagos

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Grey feet - Nazca

galapagos

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Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)

When BFB chicks put their parents on a pedestal

galapagos

Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
Family: Sulidae
San Cristobal Island
Galápagos 2018
June 30, 2018
Canon 7Dmarkii
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BFB chick

galapagos

Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
Family: Sulidae
Isabela Island
Galápagos 2018
July 9, 2018
Canon 7Dmarkii
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So much fluff

galapagos

Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
Family: Sulidae
San Cristobal Island
Galápagos 2018
June 30, 2018
Canon 7Dmarkii
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Stare down

galapagos

Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
Family: Sulidae
San Cristobal Island
Galápagos 2018
June 30, 2018
Canon 7Dmarkii
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BFB flying (and pooping)

galapagos

Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
Family: Sulidae
Puerto Villamil, Isabela Island
Galápagos 2018
July 9, 2018
Canon 7Dmarkii
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2 BFB

galapagos

Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
Family: Sulidae
Puerto Villamil, Isabela Island
Galápagos 2018
July 9, 2018
Canon 7Dmarkii
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BFB flying

galapagos

Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
Family: Sulidae
Puerto Villamil, Isabela Island
Galápagos 2018
July 9, 2018
Canon 7Dmarkii
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Booby diving

galapagos

Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
Family: Sulidae
Puerto Villamil
Isabela Island
Galápagos 2018
July 7, 2018
Canon 7Dmarkii
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Booby diving

galapagos

Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
Family: Sulidae
Isabela Island
Galápagos 2018
July 8, 2018
Canon 7Dmarkii
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BFB diving

galapagos

Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
Family: Sulidae
Puerto Villamil, Isabela Island
Galápagos 2018
July 9, 2018
Canon 7Dmarkii
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BFB

galapagos

Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
Family: Sulidae
Puerto Villamil, Isabela Island
Galápagos 2018
July 9, 2018
Canon 7Dmarkii
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BFB takeoff

galapagos

Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
Family: Sulidae
Puerto Villamil, Isabela Island
Galápagos 2018
July 9, 2018
Canon 7Dmarkii
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BFB take-off

galapagos

Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
Family: Sulidae
Puerto Villamil, Isabela Island
Galápagos 2018
July 9, 2018
Canon 7Dmarkii
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BFB in profusion

galapagos

Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
Family: Sulidae
Puerto Villamil, Isabela Island
Galápagos 2018
July 9, 2018
Canon 7Dmarkii
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galapagos

Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
Family: Sulidae
Galápagos 2018
2018
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Abandoned eggs

galapagos

Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
Family: Sulidae
San Cristobal Island
Galápagos 2018
June 30, 2018
Canon 7Dmarkii
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Final flight

galapagos

Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
Family: Sulidae
Isabela Island
Galápagos 2018
July 9, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2
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BFB with two eggs

galapagos
Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
Family: Sulidae
Galápagos
July, 2010
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BFB egg

galapagos
Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)
Family: Sulidae
Santa Cruz
Canon Eos 50D, July 28, 2010
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Nazca booby (Sula granti)

Three Nazca

galapagos

Nazca booby (Sula granti)
Family: Sulidae
Galápagos
July, 2010
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Nazca abandoned

galapagos

Nazca booby (Sula granti)
Family: Sulidae
Galápagos
July, 2010
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Peruvian booby (Sula variegata )

paracas

Peruvian booby (Sula variegata )
Paracas, Peru
July 18, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2
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Vulture and booby

paracas

Peruvian booby (Sula variegata )
Turkey vulture (Cathartes aura)
Paracas, Peru
July 18, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2
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Brown booby (Sula leucogaster)

Brown

micronesia 2018

Brown booby (Sula leucogaster)
Pohnpei
June 2, 2018
Canon 7Dmark 2

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Booby

micronesia 2018

Brown booby (Sula leucogaster)
Pohnpei
June 2, 2018
Canon 7Dmark 2

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micronesia 2018

Brown booby (Sula leucogaster)
Pohnpei
June 2, 2018
Canon 7Dmark 2

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Northern gannet (Morus bassanus)

Gannet

ireland
Northern gannet (Morus bassanus)
Family: Sulidae
Donegal, Ireland
September 12, 2017
Canon rebel T5i

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Gannet close

ireland
Northern gannet (Morus bassanus)
Family: Sulidae
Donegal, Ireland
September 12, 2017
Canon rebel T5i

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Bob and gannet

ireland
Northern gannet (Morus bassanus)
Family: Sulidae
Donegal, Ireland
September 12, 2017
Canon rebel T5i

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Misc

Hannah

galapagos

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Galápagos

+ Galápagos 2010
+ Galápagos 2010 people
+ Darwin's adventures in the Galápagos
+ Boobies

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Last modified: March 7, 2020
Renamed: August 8, 2017 (from boobies.html)
Created: August 7, 2010
Contact: siegelr@stanford.edu
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