What is booby?


A booby is a seabird in the genus Sula, part of the Sulidae family. Boobies are closely related to the gannets (Morus), which were formerly included in Sula.

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Some articles on booby:

Booby - Systematics and Evolution
... Abbott's Booby was formerly included in Sula but is now placed in a monotypic genus Papasula, which represents an ancient lineage perhaps closer to Morus ...
List Of Birds Of Queensland - Ciconiiformes - Sulidae (Gannets & Boobies)
... Australian Gannet, Morus serrator Masked Booby, Sula dactylatra Red-footed Booby, Sula sula Brown Booby, Sula leucogaster ...
List Of Birds Of Texas - Sulidae - Boobies and Gannets
... Masked Booby Blue-footed Booby Brown Booby Red-footed Booby Northern Gannet ...
List Of Birds Of Oregon - Order Pelecaniformes - Family Sulidae
... Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Blue-footed Booby Sula nebouxii Brown Booby Sula leucogaster ...
The Booby And The Beast
... The Booby and the Beast is the second episode of series two of the BBC television series Robin Hood ... The title is a play on Beauty and the Beast, incorporating the idea of a booby trap ... The central plot revolves around the gang working out how to avoid booby traps ...

More definitions of "booby":

  • (noun): Small tropical gannet having a bright bill or bright feet or both.