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Blue-footed Booby

Sula nebouxii

Description:

The Blue-footed Booby is a marine bird in the family Sulidae, which includes ten species of long-winged seabirds. Formally named taxonomically in the year Charles Darwin died, it belongs to the genus Sula, which comprises six species of boobies.

Notes:

Photographed on a small volcanic island off the coast of Mexico. This small breeding colony knows no natural predators and is fearless in the presence of humans.


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Nayarit, Mexico

Lat: 21.84, Long: -105.89

Spotted on Mar 23, 2014
Submitted on Mar 30, 2014

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