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Brown Booby

Sula leucogaster


They perform elaborate greeting rituals, and area also spectacular divers, plunging into the ocean at high speed. They mainly eat small fish or squid which gather in groups near the surface and may catch leaping fish while skimming the surface. Although they are powerful and agile fliers, they are particularly clumsy in takeoffs and landings; they use strong winds and high perches to assist their takeoffs. Booby-


Caribbean Sea


Saw this bird on a Cruise to the leeward islands in the caribbean sea.

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María Trinidad Sánchez, Dominican Republic

Spotted on Jan 9, 2013
Submitted on Mar 9, 2014

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