ARKive – Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)

Blue-footed booby on Española

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ARKive – Blue-footed booby videos, photos and facts – Sula nebouxii.

– Scientific Classification –

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Aves
  • Order: Pelicaniformes
  • Family: Sulidae
  • Genus: Sula
  • Species: S. nebouxii

Clearly, this bird is awesome just on the name alone. Fun fact: They have permanently closed nostrils so that they can dive and breathe through the corners of their mouth. 

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