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A large pelagic seabird with predominantly dark plumage and long, slender wings up to 2m in span. Males inflate their characteristic throat pouches in the breeding season.
Status: Least Concern
A medium sized dark brown seabird with a white crest that blends into a grey neck. These birds are found around the island nesting on rocky outcrops and cliffs.
The largest booby species on Ascension with predominantly white plumage and a distinctive yellow bill and feet.
A large white seabird with stunning red feet that only nests on Boatswainbird Island. This booby comes in two colour morphs on Ascension, one brown, and one white, though both will have white tails.
A medium-sized, highly pelagic seabird with contrasting black and white plumage and a distinctive ‘wideawake’ call.