17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Young blue footed booby nibbling branch

A juvenile blue footed booby on Isla Lobos, Galapagos which was captivated by a small branch and played with it in its beak.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Nearest town is Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Kim de Buiteleir