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BROWN BOOBY (Sula leucogaster)
Biodiversity > Birds > Rare visitors and vagrants

Brown booby

Vagrant. Four records. One seen by John Foster on 27 February 1971 (K.A. Hindwood papers, ML; note this record was listed with no detail in Fullagar et al. 1974). One seen by Margaret Cameron at Balls Pyramid in February 1977 (Rogers & Lindsey 1978). One seen by Alan McBride on 26 May 1985 less than 100 km west of Lord Howe Island as approaching the Group by sea (A. McBride in litt. to E. Hoskin, K.A. Hindwood Bird Recording Service, ML). One seen by Glenn Holmes, Mike Carter and John Izzard near Gower Island on 3 March 1986 (M.J. Carter & G. Holmes in litt.).

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