The iconic blue-footed booby is the least numerous of the booby species in the Galápagos but most easily seen by visitors to the archipelago. They are tropical seabirds and are amongst the most famous birds in the Galápagos Islands. The name booby comes from the Spanish term bobo, which means fool. You can easily distinguish males from females by the voice since males make a sound like a whistle while females croak. It also has a fanciful mating ritual. He raises one blue foot in the air, then the other, in front of the female like he is marching in a parade.
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The iconic blue-footed booby is the least numerous of the booby species in the Galápagos but most easily seen by visitors to the archipelago. They are tropical seabirds and are amongst the most famous birds in the Galápagos Islands. The name booby comes from the Spanish term bobo, which means fool. You can easily distinguish males from females by the voice since males make a sound like a whistle while females croak. It also has a fanciful mating ritual. He raises one blue foot...
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