NEST SITE SELECTION BY MASKED AND BLUE-FOOTED BOOBIES ON ISLA ESPANOLA, GALAPAGOS

Masked Booby (Sula dactylatra) Science Article 4

abstract

Punta Suarez, Isla Espanola, Galapagos Islands, Masked Boobies (Sula dactylatra) nested at the edge of a cliff while Blue-footed Boobies (Sula nebouxiz) nested farther inland. Elsewhere in the Galapagos, Blue-footed Boobies nested near cliff edges at seven of eight sites where Masked Boobies were absent.

DAVID CAMERON DUFFY, The Condor 86:301-304

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