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Brown Booby

Sula Lecogaster facts

Did you know:

  • Adult Brown Boobys are approx Length 75cm, wing span up to 1.4 metres.
  • Females larger than males.
  • They can dive 40 metres into the water to catch fish.
  • Females have a blue spot in front of eye.
  • The name “Booby” comes from the Spanish word “bobo” meaning fool because sailors thought these birds were stupid.