Sula sula rubripes - Red-footed Booby

Red-footed Boobies nest on the tops of the low Scaevola bushes. Like the other two Kure boobies, the down on young chicks is white, giving way to overall gray feathers as they age. Adults are mostly white with some black on the wings.

The nesting colony of boobies covers much of the Scaevola on Green Island.

The young one below was already a flier.

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