274. Sula piscator.
THE RED-LEGGED BOOBY.
Male 26" to 30". Legs red. Bill red. Upper tail slightly mottled. Tail white, of fourteen or sixteen feathers. Outer webs of flight-feathers grey. Tropical and subtropical seas, except the Pacific coast of America. Common in the Malay Archipelago. (J. 999. B. 1531.)
Also S. websteri. Resembles S. piscator, but tail is brown-grey. Galapagos and neighbouring seas.