23 May, 2011

Brown Booby

Scientific Name: Sula leucogaster

Population Estimate: 200K

Range / Habitat: Breeds in sea cliffs and rocky offshore islands in tropical areas of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Pelagic otherwise.

Field Notes: Large seabird with brown head, neck and back contrasting with white belly. Yellow bill and feet.

Personal Notes: Seen offshore from Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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