WoRMS taxon details

Sula dactylatra Lesson, 1831

212599  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212599)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description Length: 81-92 cm. Colour: adult white with black flight feathers and tail; facial and gular skin blackish to dark...  
Description Length: 81-92 cm. Colour: adult white with black flight feathers and tail; facial and gular skin blackish to dark blue-grey; bill orange to yellow-green with black at base; legs and feet grey; eye yellow; immature dark grey-brown above with a dark brown head and white collar; underside of wings white with broad dark trailing edge and dark band parallel to leading edge; bill olive to pale horn. Habitat: open ocean. Distribution: Palaeartic migrant (<313><316><318>) [details]

Distribution circum-(sub)tropical  
Distribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]
WoRMS (2018). Sula dactylatra Lesson, 1831. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212599 on 2018-12-13
Date
action
by
1998-07-11 06:36:40Z
created
Depew, Lorna
1998-08-28 07:21:49Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 81-92 cm. Colour: adult white with black flight feathers and tail; facial and gular skin blackish to dark blue-grey; bill orange to yellow-green with black at base; legs and feet grey; eye yellow; immature dark grey-brown above with a dark brown head and white collar; underside of wings white with broad dark trailing edge and dark band parallel to leading edge; bill olive to pale horn. Habitat: open ocean. Distribution: Palaeartic migrant (<313><316><318>) [details]

Distribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch maskergent  [details]
English masked boobyblue-faced booby  [details]
French Fou masqué  [details]
German Maskentölpel  [details]
Japanese アオツラカツオドリ  [details]
Lithuanian kaukėtasis padūkėlis  [details]
Polish głuptak maskowy  [details]
Russian масковаяили белая олуша  [details]
Slovenian zakrinkani strmoglavec  [details]
Spanish piquero enmascarado  [details]
Turkish maskeli sümsük kuşu  [details]
Ukrainian Олуша масковаМаскова олуша  [details]