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Peruvian Booby

Philippine Eagle
Peregrine Falcon

About the Peruvian Booby

The Peruvian Booby is an endemic bird of the Peruvian current on the west coast of South America. It lives between Punta Pariñas in Peru and Concepción in Chile.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 08 March 2009
Scientific Name Sula variegata
  • Pelecaniformes
  • Sulidae
  • Sula
  • S. variegata
Birdorable Family Waterbirds
Conservation Status Least Concern
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
(as of 29 September 2017)
Range South America

International Names

  • Terej Guánový (Czech)
  • Perusule (Danish)
  • Humboldt-gent (Dutch)
  • Perunsuula (Finnish)
  • Fou Varié (French)
  • Guanotölpel (German)
  • Sula Peruviana (Italian)
  • ペルアカツオドリ (Peru-katsuodori) (Japanese)
  • Humboldtsule (Norwegian)
  • Gluptak Peruwianski (Polish)
  • Перуанская олуша (Russian)
  • Piquero Peruano (Spanish)