Masked Booby

Sula dactylatra

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The masked booby (Sula dactylatra) is a large seabird of the booby family, Sulidae. This species breeds on islands in tropical oceans, except in the eastern Atlantic; in the eastern Pacific it is replaced by the Nazca booby, Sula granti, which was formerly regarded as a subspecies of masked booby. It is also called the masked gannet or the blue-faced booby.

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  1. (c) Luis Felipe Mayorga, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/4312652
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sula_dactylatra

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