adult; no sexual dimorphism (California, USA; 2007-01-20)

Brown Booby
Sula leucogaster

Native Range: Pantropical oceans

Notes: usually forages far offshore, diving headlong.

dorsal view (California, USA; 2007-01-20)

looks equally pointed both front and rear (California, USA; 2007-01-20)

white belly, dark brown chest, yellowish bill (California, USA; 2007-01-20)

adult with chick (Panama; 2008-06-29)

long pointed wings (Panama; 2008-06-29)

pushes with both feet to get airborne (California, USA; 2007-01-20)

dorsal view while airborne (Hawaii, USA; 2007-04-01)