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Encyclopedia > Blue footed Booby
Blue-footed Booby
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Pelecaniformes
Family:: Sulidae
Genus: Sula
Species: nebouxii
Binomial name
Sula nebouxii
Milne-Edwards, 1882

The Blue_footed Booby (Sula nebouxii) is a bird in the Sulidae family which comprises ten species of long-winged seabirds.


The natural breeding habitat of the Blue-footed Booby is arid, tropical and subtropical islands off the Pacific coast of South America from Peru to Mexico including, most famously, the Galapagos.


The Blue-footed Booby's diet consists entirely of fish. The birds dive into the ocean and swim underwater in pursuit of their prey.






 
 

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