Masked Booby

Masked Booby (Sula dactylatra fullageri)

Wingspan 1800mm body weight of 2.2kg.

This great bird is here all the time, breeds on the outer islands and two places on the main island, has a chick by September. Can be viewed on Mutton Bird Point from the viewing platform. You can tell male and female apart by their call the male whistles and the female honks. Boobies dive into the water to get their food from about 30m up.