Red-footed booby (634/2613)

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Red-footed boobies are rare vagrants to New Zealand. This bird is the first of its species recorded on mainland New Zealand, with the only previous record being two birds much further north near the Kermadec Islands.

Scientific name
Sula sula
Common names
red-footed booby
Muriwai gannet colony, Auckland, New Zealand
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