Red-footed Booby

Sula sula - Fou à pieds rouges

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Suliformes

  • Family
    :

    Sulidés

  • Genus
    :

    Sula

  • Species
    :

    sula

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 77 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 91 à 101 cm.
  • Weight
    : 850 à 1100 g
Longevity

40 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Fou à pieds rouges
adult
Fou à pieds rouges
adult

Red-footed Booby (Sula sula) is a species of bird in the Sulidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Sula sula sula (Caribbean and sw Atlantic islands)
  • Sula sula rubripes (tropical Pacific and Indian Oceans)
  • Sula sula websteri (ec Pacific)

Foreign names

  • Fou à pieds rouges,
  • Piquero patirrojo,
  • atobá-de-pés-vermelhos,
  • Rotfußtölpel,
  • piroslábú szula,
  • Roodpootgent,
  • Sula zamperosse,
  • rödfotad sula,
  • Rødfotsule,
  • sula červenonohá,
  • terej červenonohý,
  • Rødfodet Sule,
  • punajalkasuula,
  • Rooipootmalgas,
  • mascarell cama-roig,
  • Trjásúla,
  • głuptak czerwononogi,
  • sarkankāju sulla,
  • rdečenogi strmoglavec,
  • Красноногая олуша,
  • Angsa-batu kaki-merah,
  • アカアシカツオドリ,
  • 红脚鲣鸟,
  • นกบู๊บบี้ตีนแดง,
  • 紅腳鰹鳥,

Voice song and cries

Fou à pieds rouges
juvenile

Habitat

Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Oceanic : Epipelagic (0-200m), Mesopelagic (200-1000m)

Geographic range

Threats - protection

IUCN conservation status
Extinct
Threatened
Least
concern
Extinc
in the Wild
Near
threatened
Not
evaluated
EX EW CR EN VU NT LC NE

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 15-10-2020
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