Red-footed BoobySula sula rubripes / ‘A
Facts About Red-footed Booby
- Red-footed boobies feed by diving vertically into the water and rarely within sight of land. They may dive up to 30 meters to pursue prey - flying fish and squid. They feed singly or in mixed species flocks, anytime during the day and after dark.
- Life Span
- 22 years
- Length: 66-67 cm (26-30 in); wingspan: 91-101 cm (36-40 in)
Page Photo Credits Ian Jones/USFWS
Last Updated: Aug 27, 2013