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Red-footed Booby
Sula sula (Linnaeus, 1766)
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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Sulidae
Genus:
  Sula

Scientific:
  Sula sula

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.218

Protonym:
  Pelecanus Sula

Avibase ID:
  0A4609D14FC148DF

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174707

Geographic range:

  • Sula sula sula: Breeds islands in Caribbean and off Brazil
  • Sula sula rubripes: Breeds islands in tropical Pacific and Indian oceans
  • Sula sula websteri: Islands off w Mexico, Central America and Galapagos Islands
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Red-footed Booby
Czech:
  terej červenonohý
German:
  Rotfußtölpel
Danish:
  Rødfodet Sule
Spanish:
  Piquero Patirrojo
Finnish:
  punajalkasuula
French:
  Fou à pieds rouges
Icelandic:
  Trjásúla
Italian:
  Sula zamperosse
Japanese:
  akaashikatsuodori
Japanese:
  アカアシカツオドリ
Dutch:
  Roodpootgent
Norwegian:
  Rødfotsule
Polish:
  gluptak czerwononogi
Portuguese:
  Atobá-de-pé-vermelho
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Atobá-de-pé-vermelho
Russian:
  Красноногая олуша
Slovak:
  sula červenonohá
Swedish:
  rödfotad sula
Chinese:
  红脚鲣鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Fou à pieds rouges ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Fou à pieds rouges ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.03:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.04:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.03:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.04:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.01:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Sula sula [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Sula sula [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Sula sula [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Red-footed Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Sula sula [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Sula sula [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Rooipootmalgas
Catalan: Mascarell cama-roig
Czech: Terej cervenonohý, terej červenonohý
Danish: Rødfodet Sule
German: Rotfußtölpel
Maldivian: Maa Dhooni
English: Red-faced Booby, Redfooted Booby, Red-footed Booby
Spanish: Alcatraz Blanco, Boba Blanca, Bobo enmascarado, Bobo Pata Roja, bobo pata-roja, Bobo patirojo, Bobo Patirrojo, Bubí Blanco, Bubí de Patas Coloradas, Pájaro Bobo Blanco, Piquero de patas rojas, Piquero Patirrojo
Spanish (Chile): Piquero de patas rojas
Spanish (Colombia): Piquero Patirrojo
Spanish (Costa Rica): Piquero Patirrojo
Spanish (Cuba): Pájaro Bobo Blanco
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Bubí Blanco, Bubí de Patas Coloradas, Bubí Patas Rojas
Spanish (Honduras): Bobo enmascarado, Bobo patirojo
Spanish (Mexico): bobo pata roja, bobo pata-roja, Bobo Patirrojo
Spanish (Nicaragua): Piquero Patirrojo
Spanish (Peru): Piquero de Pata Roja
Spanish (Venezuela): Boba Rabo Blanco
Estonian: punajalg-suula
Persian: بوبی پاسرخ
Finnish: Punajalkasuula
French: Fou à pattes rouges, Fou à pieds rouges
Haitian Creole French: Gwo fou blan
Hawaiian: 'a, 'Ā
Hungarian: piroslábú szula
Indonesian: Angsabatu Kakimerah, Angsa-batu kaki-merah, Burung Angsa-batu Kaki-merah, Burung  Gangsa Batu Kaki Merah, Gangsa batu kaki merah
Icelandic: Trjásúla
Italian: Sula dai piedi rossi, Sula piedirossi, Sula zamperosse
Japanese: aka-ashi katsuo-dori, akaashikatsuodori, Aka-ashi-katsuodori, Akaashi-katsuodori
Japanese: アカアシカツオドリ
Japanese (Kanji): 赤足鰹鳥
Latin: Pelecanus piscator, Sula piscator, Sula sula
Lithuanian: Raudonkojis padūkėlis
Latvian: sarkankāju sulla
Malay: Burung Dendang Kaki Merah, Burung Dendang-Laut Kaki Merah
Dutch: Roodpootgent, Roodvoet Rotspelikaan
Norwegian: Rødfotsule
Polish: gluptak czerwononogi, głuptak czerwononogi, Głuptak krasnonogi, gluptak krasonogi
Pinyin: hóng-jiǎo jiān-niǎo
Portuguese: Alcatraz-de-patas-vermelhas, Atobá-de-pés-vermelhos, Atobá-de-pé-vermelho, mombebo-branco
Portuguese (Brazil): Atobá-de-pé-vermelho, mombebo-branco
Russian: Красноногая олуша, Олуша красноногая
Slovak: Sula červenonohá
Slovenian: rdečenogi strmoglavec
Swedish: Rödfotad sula
Swahili: Ndegejinga Miguu-myekundu
Thai: นกบุ๊บบี้ตีนแดง, นกบู๊บบี้ตีนแดง, นกบูบีตีนแดง
Thai (Transliteration): nók buu-bii tiin-daeeŋ, nók búup-bîi tiin-daeeŋ
Turkish: kırmızı ayaklı sümsük, Kırmızı-ayaklı Sümsük
Tahitian: ua'ao
Vietnamese: Chim điên chân đỏ
Chinese: 紅腳鰹鳥, 红脚鲣鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 紅腳鰹鳥
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 紅腳鰹鳥
Chinese (Taiwan): 红脚鲣鸟

 

         

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