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Brown Booby

Sula leucogaster (Boddaert, P 1783)




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Classification
Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Sulidae
Genus:
   Sula
Scientific:
  Sula leucogaster


Original description

Citation:
  (Boddaert, P 1783)

Reference:
   Table Planches Enlum. D'Aubenton

Protonym:
  Pelecanus Leucogaster

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/88617#page/79/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  05520B42BE95E3ED

Avibase ID:
  avibase-05520B42

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/05520B42


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 174704

Geographic range:

  • Sula leucogaster leucogaster: Islands in Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean and tropical Atlantic
  • Sula leucogaster plotus: breeds on islands in the Red Sea, tropical Indian Ocean, and tropical western and central Pacific Ocean
English:
Brown Booby
Catalan:
Mascarell bru
Czech:
terej žlutonohý
Danish:
Brun Sule
German:
Weißbauchtölpel
Spanish:
Piquero Pardo
Finnish:
ruskosuula
French:
Fou à ventre blanc
Icelandic:
Brúnsúla
Italian:
Sula fosca
Japanese (romaji):
katsuodori
Japanese:
カツオドリ
Lithuanian:
Tamsusis padūkėlis
Dutch:
Bruine Gent
Norwegian:
Brunsule
Polish:
gluptak bialobrzuchy
Portuguese:
Alcatraz
Portuguese (Brazil):
Atobá-pardo
Russian:
Бурая олуша
Slovak:
sula červenonohá
Swedish:
Brun sula
Chinese:
褐鲣鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Booby ( Sula sula)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Booby ( Sula sula) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Booby ( Sula leucogastra) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Booby ( Sula leucogastra) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Booby ( Sula leucogastra) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Booby ( Sula leucogastra) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Booby ( Sula leucogastra) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Booby ( Sula leucogastra) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Sula leucogaster leucogaster [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Sula leucogaster leucogaster [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Sula leucogaster leucogaster [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Sula leucogaster leucogaster [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Sula leucogaster leucogaster [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Sula leucogaster leucogaster [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Sula leucogaster leucogaster [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Sula leucogaster leucogaster [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Sula leucogaster leucogaster [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Sula leucogaster leucogaster [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Sula leucogaster leucogaster [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Sula leucogaster leucogaster [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Sula leucogaster leucogaster [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Sula leucogaster leucogaster [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Sula leucogaster leucogaster [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Sula leucogaster leucogaster [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Sula leucogaster leucogaster [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Brown Booby [White-bellied] ( Sula leucogaster [leucogaster])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Brown Booby [White-bellied] ( Sula leucogaster [leucogaster])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Brown Booby [White-bellied] ( Sula leucogaster [leucogaster])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Brown Booby [White-bellied] ( Sula leucogaster [leucogaster])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Brown Booby [White-bellied] ( Sula leucogaster [leucogaster])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Brown Booby [White-bellied] ( Sula leucogaster [leucogaster])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Brown Booby [White-bellied] ( Sula leucogaster [leucogaster])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Brown Booby [White-bellied] ( Sula leucogaster [leucogaster])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Brown Booby [White-bellied] ( Sula leucogaster [leucogaster])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Brown Booby [White-bellied] ( Sula leucogaster [leucogaster])
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.04:
Brown Booby ( Sula leucogaster) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Sula [leucogaster or brewsteri] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Afrikaans: Bruinmalgas
Catalan: Mascarell bru
Czech: terej žlutonohý
Danish: Brun Sule
German: Weißbauchtölpel
English: Booby, Brown Booby (White-bellied), Brown Booby [White-bellied], White-bellied Booby
Esperanto: Bruna sulo
Spanish: Piquero Pardo
Spanish (Argentine): Piquero pardo
Spanish (Costa Rica): Piqueero moreno
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Bubí Pardo
Spanish (Honduras): Bobo café
Spanish (Mexico): bobo café
Spanish (Uruguay): Piquero pardo
Estonian: pruunsuula
Basque: Mascarell bru
Finnish: ruskosuula
French: Fou à ventre blanc, Fou brun (à ventre blanc), Fou brun (forme à ventre blanc), Fou brun [leucogaster]
Galician: Mascato pardo
Haitian Creole French: Gwo fou gri
Hebrew: סולה לבנת-בטן
Indonesian: Gangsa batu coklat
Icelandic: Brúnsúla
Italian: Sula fosca
Japanese (romaji): katsuodori
Japanese: カツオドリ
Korean: 갈색얼가니새
Scientific: Pelecanus Leucogaster, Pelecanus Sula, Sula leucogaster, Sula leucogaster [leucogaster], Sula leucogaster leucogaster, Sula leucogastra, Sula sula, Sula sula sula
Lithuanian: Tamsusis padūkėlis
Malagasy: Ngovo
Malay: Dendang Laut
Dutch: Bruine Gent
Norwegian: Brunsule
Polish: gluptak bialobrzuchy, głuptak białobrzuchy
Portuguese: Alcatraz
Portuguese (Brazil): Atobá-pardo
Russian: Бурая олуша
Slovak: sula červenonohá
Slovenian: rjavi strmoglavec
Swedish: Brun sula
Thai: นกบู๊บบี้สีน้ำตาล
Turkish: Kara Sümsük
Chinese: 褐鰹鳥, 褐鲣鸟

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