Brown Booby

Sula leucogaster

Order

PELECANIFORMES

Family

Boobies and Gannets (Sulidae)

Code 4

BRBO

Code 6

SULLEU

ITIS

HEAD

Brown Booby Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Medium gray to pale gray-blue.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Dark Brown
  • Forehead Color: Dark brown
  • Nape Color: Dark Brown
  • Throat Color: Dark brown
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Brown Booby Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 66-74 cm (26-29 in)
  • Weight: 1549 g (54.67 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Dark Brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Brown Booby Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong, moderately rapid wing beats interrupted by sailing glide.
  • Wingspan Range: 132-150 cm (52-59 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Brown
  • Under Tail: Dark brown
  • Leg Color: Yellow
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
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