Distribution of nests of the brown booby (sulaleucogaster) in relation to the inclination ofterrain

Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) Science Article 5

abstract

species of the Sulidae family, which comprisesgannets and boobies (Carboneras 1992).Brown Boobies are pan-tropical birds thatnest on a wide variety of habitats (Dorward1962a, 1962b; Skutch 1976, Nelson 1978).Brown Boobies nest on much steeper terrainthan most boobies and gannets (Nelson 1978,Carboneras 1992); for this reason, it seemsthat this booby species prefers to nest onsteep terrain (Nelson 1978).

Johel Chaves-Campos and Juber Torres, ORNITOLOGIA NEOTROPICAL 13: 205-208, 2002

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