Order: Suliformes | Family: Sulidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Age: Juvenile| Sex: Unknown | Loc. Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Age: Adults | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Isla Foca, Piura
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown \ Loc. No Data
Status: The Blue-footed Booby is common along the coast of northern Peru where it breeds on the Islands of Lobos de Tierra and Lobos de Afuera. It ranges south mostly outside the breeding season, but it is not known to breed south of the northern islands. It also occurs in Co, Ec, and Ch.
Sub-species: Blue-footed Booby (Sula nebouxii) Milne-Edwards, A. 1882.
Meaning of Name: Sula: Is a Norwegian name for a gannet or booby. nebouxii: In honor of Adolphe Simon Neboux, French surgeon, naturalist, and explorer. A booby named after Adolphe Simon Neboux.
Silent at Sea.
- Species range obtained from: Schulenberg, T. S., Stotz, D. F., Lane, D. F., O ́Neill, J. P. T. A. Parker III. 2007. Birds of Peru. Princeton University Press. New Jersey.