Blue-footed Booby
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A Blue-Footed Booby is a large seabird that can be found in the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans. They are easily identifiable by their bright blue feet and striking white plumage.

Blue-Footed Boobies are very social birds and live in colonies of up to several hundred individuals. They breed from March to September, usually on islands where there are few predators. The female builds a crude nest out of sticks and lays one or two eggs. Both parents share the task of incubating the eggs and raising the chicks.

Blue-Footed Boobies are opportunistic feeders and will eat a variety of items, including fish, squid, crustaceans and even some small mammals. They often follow fishing boats, hoping to snatch a meal from the water.

Blue-Footed Boobies are very graceful in the air and are often seen soaring effortlessly on the wind currents. They are prized by bird watchers for their beauty and interesting behaviour.

Animal population
6,400
Population
IUCN Classification
Least Concern (LC)
IUCN Classification

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Geeky Facts about the Blue-footed Booby

Fact 1

Blue-footed boobies aren’t born with blue feet.

Fact 2

During mating rituals, the male booby’s show off their blue feet with a high-stepping strut.

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One peculiar characteristic about them is that they are not afraid of the humans.

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