Transparent utfyllnad Brown BoobySula leucogaster

An immature Brown Booby close to Desertas on 1st September 2009. The bird was foraging for about 15 minutes. This was the first record for Madeira. Records within Macaronesia as follows: 1 obtained at São Miguel, Azores, on 23rd May 1966 and 1 immature off Punta de Teno (Tenerife), Canary Islands, on 28th November 1995. Breeds in Cape Verdes with a estimated population of 1000 pairs.
Video stills: Max Berlijn, Netherlands.

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