Red-footed Booby

Sula sula

Order

PELECANIFORMES

Family

Boobies and Gannets (Sulidae)

Code 4

RFBO

Code 6

SULSUL

ITIS

HEAD

Red-footed Booby Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Pearl gray until mature, then deeper gray, sometimes with tan, brown, or tan-yellow.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: White
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: White
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Red-footed Booby Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 66-71 cm (26-28 in)
  • Weight: 1002 g (35.37 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: White
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Red-footed Booby Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Graceful., Strong, steady wing beats with glides.
  • Wingspan Range: 135-152 cm (53-60 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Red
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