Brown Booby Sula leucogaster


Borsa, P.; Pandolfi, M.; Andréfouët, S.; Bretagnolle, V. 2010. Breeding avifauna of the Chesterfield Islands, Coral Sea: current population sizes, trends, and threats. Pacific Science 64(2): 297-314.

Carboneras, C.; Christie, D.A.; Jutglar, F.; Garcia, E.F.J.; Kirwan, G.M. 2018. Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster). Barcelona Available at: (Accessed: 15 June 2018).

del Hoyo, J.; Elliot, A.; Sargatal, J. 1992. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 1: Ostrich to Ducks. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Lavers, J.L.; Hodgson, J.C.; Clarke, R.H. 2013. Prevalence and composition of marine debris in Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) nests at Ashmore Reef. Marine Pollution Bulletin 77(1-2): 320-324.

Mellink, E.; Riojas-López, M.E.; Luévano-Esparza, J. 2009. Organchlorine content and shell thickness in brown booby (Sula leucogaster) eggs in the Gulf of California and the southern Pacific coast of Mexico. Environmental Pollution 157(7): 2184-2188.

Pitman, R.L.; Balance, L.T.; Bost, C. 2005. Clipperton Island: Pig sty, rat hole and booby prize. Marine Ornithology 33(2): 193-194.

Verlis, K.M.; Campbell, M.L.; Wilson, S.P. 2014. Marine debris is selected as nesting material by the Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) within the Swain Reefs, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Marine Pollution Bulletin 87(1-2): 180-190.

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BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Sula leucogaster. Downloaded from on 27/10/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 27/10/2021.