Blue Footed Booby
Eggs and Chicks
Hood Island
Two eggs appeared to be the norm, held tightly in those
blue feet.  There is no real nest; just the ground.  
Newly hatched booby chicks sleep a great deal.  This
one does an imitation of the remaining egg.
Here the chick has discovered that the unhatched egg of
its sibling makes a great pillow.
Blue Footed Boobies are caring parents.  This
large, fluffy chick still lacks adult markings.  
No blue feet on the chick yet.
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