Species Spotlight: Blue-footed Booby


Questions and Answers

How does a female blue-footed booby choose a mate?
Females often choose a mate with the brightest feet; the bluer the feet, the more attractive the mate.

Where does the blue-footed booby lay its eggs?
Blue-footed boobies lay eggs on the ground without a nest.

How does the blue-footed booby fish?
The blue-footed booby plunges into the water from varying heights into schools of fish but can also catch flying fish in mid-air.



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