Red-footed booby (species: Sula sula) in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Sula sula
Red-footed booby

©Gsh1967: Red-footed booby (white morph) with chick.

©Roy and Danielle: Brown morph
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Suliformes
Family Sulidae
Genus Sula
Species Sula sula
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 70 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Up to 100 cm



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Smith, G.C. (1987). The birds of Eagle Island, a tropical sand cay on the northern Great Barrier Reef, Australia, The Sunbird, 17(1): 1-11. LIRS catalog number 245.
  • Smith, G.C. and R.C. Buckley (1986). Eagle Island, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Corella, 10(3): 81-83. LIRS catalog number 278.