Birds of Cuba BETA

    SULIFORMES: Sulidae (Gannets, Boobies)  
Genus: Sula (1 species, 6 worldwide)

Genus Sula, Boobies, are large fish-eating pelagic birds with strong bills (called piquero in Spansh). Boobies nest on remote islands and are rarely seen from the shore.

Brown Booby
Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster)
Playa la Agua, Isla Margarita, Venezuela  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

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