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Masked Booby

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Sula dactylatra Scientific name
Pelicaniformes Order
Sulidae Family
74-91 cm. (Wingspan 137–165 cm) Length
Rocky offshore islands & Reefs, open ocean. Caribbean, Atlantic, Pacific & Indian Oceans. Austrailasia. See Sub-species Habitat
Altitude
Range
 2 White eggs, incubation by both parents 45 days, fledging  days. Clutch
Fish, squid. Food  
  Habits
3640 - TSN: 174700 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Masked Booby Robson Silva e Silva Ponta da Macaxeira, Ilha da Rata, Fernando de Noronha archipelago - PE Brazil XC18495 display call

AKA:- Catalan: Mascarell emmascarat
Czech: terej maskový
Danish: Maskesule
German: Maskentölpel
Maldivian: Hudhumaa Dhooni
English: Blue-faced Booby, Masked Booby
Spanish: Alcatraz Enmascarado, Boba de Cara Azul, Bobo enmascarado, Bubí, Piquero blanco, Piquero Enmascarado
Spanish (Chile): Piquero blanco
Spanish (Colombia): Piquero Enmascarado
Spanish (Costa Rica): Piquero Blanco
Spanish (Cuba): Pájaro Bobo de Cara Azul
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Bubí, Bubí Enmascarado
Spanish (Honduras): Bobo enmascarado
Spanish (Mexico): Bobo enmascarado
Spanish (Venezuela): Boba Borrega
Estonian: masksuula
Basque: Mascarell emmascarat
Finnish: Naamiosuula
French: Fou masqué
Galician: Atobá grande, Mascarell emmascarat
Haitian Creole French: Fou maske
Hawaiian:
Hebrew: סולה כחולת־פנים
Indonesian: Angsabatu Topeng, Gangsa batu muka biru
Icelandic: Grímusúla
Italian: Sula mascherata, Sula mscherata
Japanese: Aotsukaratsuodori, aotsurakatsuodori, Aotsura-katsuodori
Japanese: アオツカラツオドリ, アオツラカツオドリ
Korean: 푸른얼굴얼가니(부비)새, 푸른얼굴얼가니새
Latin: Sula dactylatra, Sula dactylatra dactylatra
Lithuanian: Baltasis padūkėlis, Kaukėtasis padūkėlis
Dutch: Maskergent
Norwegian: Maskesule
Polish: gluptak maskowy, Głuptak maskowy
Portuguese: Atobá grande, Atobá-grande, atobá-mascarado, piloto-branco
Portuguese (Brazil): Atobá-grande, atobá-mascarado, piloto-branco
Russian: Белая олуша, голуболицая олуша, Голубоногая олуша, масковая олуша
Slovak: sula masková
Slovenian: zakrinkani strmoglavec
Swedish: Masksula
Swahili: Ndegejinga Bawa-jeusi
Thai: นกบุ๊บบี้หน้าดำ, นกบู๊บบี้หน้าดำ
Turkish: maskeli sümsük
Vietnamese: Chim đięn mặt xanh
Chinese: 蓝脸鲣鸟, 藍臉鰹鳥

Sub-species

masked booby

Ascension Masked Booby Sula [dactylatra, tasmani or granti]
Atlantic Masked Booby Sula dactylatra dactylatra
Indian Ocean Masked Booby Sula dactylatra melanops
Masked Booby (Atlantic) Sula dactylatra dactylatra
Masked Booby (bedouti) Sula dactylatra bedouti
Masked Booby (fullagari) Sula dactylatra fullagari
Masked Booby (Indian Ocean) Sula dactylatra melanops
Masked Booby (personata) Sula dactylatra personata
Pacific Masked Booby Sula dactylatra californica

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