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The masked booby is a large seabird of the booby family, Sulidae. This species breeds on islands in tropical oceans, except in the eastern Atlantic; in the eastern Pacific it is replaced by the Nazca booby, "Sula granti", which was formerly regarded as a subspecies of masked booby.

Similar species: Sulids
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Feb 12, 2018. Captured Jun 13, 2006 21:14 in 3989 Punahele Rd, Princeville, HI 96722, USA.
  • KODAK CX7430 ZOOM DIGITAL CAMERA
  • f/4.6
  • 1/181s
  • ISO80
  • 16.8mm