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Brown Booby

Brown Booby

Seabird seen around St Helena's coastline

What you need to know about the Brown Booby

The Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) is a charming seabird that graces the skies and coastal waters around St. Helena with its endearing antics and sleek plumage. With a chocolate-brown body, contrasting white belly, and striking yellow bill, these seabirds exude a unique charm as they dive into the ocean with impressive precision to catch fish. Known for their fearless nature and social behavior, Brown Boobies often form bustling colonies on rocky cliffs, where they create a lively atmosphere with their comical displays and melodious calls. Their aerial acrobatics, from soaring gracefully on updrafts to plunging headfirst into the sea, never fail to captivate onlookers. Whether perched majestically on cliff edges or gliding effortlessly over the azure waters, the Brown Booby adds a touch of whimsy and natural beauty to the coastal landscapes of St. Helena.

Brown Booby: Pictures & Videos

Brown Booby

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