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Red-footed Booby, Christmas Island (Sula sula) these seabirds do not migrate but live year round in tropical and sub-tropical regions.

Brown Booby bird. Boobies hunt fish by diving from a height into the sea and pursuing their prey underwater. Facial air sacs under their skin cushion the impact with the water. Boobies are colonial breeders on islands and coasts. They normally lay one or more chalky-blue eggs on the ground or sometimes in a tree nest.

Northern Gannet flocks engage in spectacular bouts of plunge-diving for fish, with hundreds of birds diving into the ocean from heights of up to 130 feet (40 meters).

The Gannet bird, Gannets are are large black and white seabirds with yellow heads; long, pointed wings; and long bills & are closely related to boobies. Northern gannets are the largest seabirds in the North Atlantic,the 2 other species live around southern Africa, southern Australia and New Zealand. Gannets hunt fish by diving from a height into the sea and pursuing their prey underwater -they have no external nostrils, instead they are located inside the mouth.

Gannet. New Zealand. This beautiful and graceful bird dives into the sea at 50 km/hr and reaches a depth of 15 metres in search of its prey. Photo on flickr by Mike NZ.

The Gannet bird, Gannets are are large black and white seabirds with yellow heads; long, pointed wings; and long bills & are closely related to boobies. Northern gannets are the largest seabirds in the North Atlantic,the 2 other species live around southern Africa, southern Australia and New Zealand. Gannets hunt fish by diving from a height into the sea and pursuing their prey underwater -they have no external nostrils, instead they are located inside the mouth.

Tiny cameras attached to the back of gannets. Researchers attached the tiny cameras to the gannets, to learn more about their habits and how they survive flying up to 300 miles out at sea. They found that the seabirds circle at 30 meters high before diving into the water at speeds of up 60mph.

The Gannet bird, Gannets are are large black and white seabirds with yellow heads; long, pointed wings; and long bills & are closely related to boobies. Northern gannets are the largest seabirds in the North Atlantic,the 2 other species live around southern Africa, southern Australia and New Zealand. Gannets hunt fish by diving from a height into the sea and pursuing their prey underwater -they have no external nostrils, instead they are located inside the mouth.

Northern Gannet bird, Gannets are are large black and white seabirds with yellow heads; long, pointed wings; and long bills & are closely related to boobies. Northern gannets are the largest seabirds in the North Atlantic,the 2 other species live around southern Africa, southern Australia and New Zealand. Gannets hunt fish by diving from a height into the sea and pursuing their prey underwater -they have no external nostrils, instead they are located inside the mouth.

Anhinga...The dark water bird or more so the devil bird, Anhinga is a cormorant-like bird mostly found in the warmer areas of America. .

Gannet. New Zealand. This beautiful and graceful bird dives into the sea at 50 km/hr and reaches a depth of 15 metres in search of its prey.

Air acrobatics-1 - Acrobatics of the blue-footed boobies as they very quickly rearrange their wings and body to get a better angle to plunge-dive and catch fish in Galapagos Islands.