The Blue-footed Boobies are such comical characters :)
The Blue-footed Booby (Sula nebouxii) is a bird in the Sulidae family which comprises ten species of long-winged seabirds.
The name booby comes from the Spanish term bobo (which means ‘stupid’ or ‘fool’ or ‘clown’) because the Blue-footed
Booby is (like other seabirds) clumsy on land.
The natural breeding habitat of the Blue-footed Booby is tropical and subtropical islands of the Pacific Ocean, most famously, the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador.
Blue-footed boobies are aptly named, and males take great pride in their fabulous feet. During mating rituals, male birds show off their feet to prospective mates with a high-stepping strut. The bluer the feet, the more attractive the mate. Not just attractive physical features, the blue feet of this booby can be used to cover its chicks and keep them warm.
These boobies live off the western coasts of Central and South America. The Galápagos Islands population includes about half of all breeding pairs of blue-footed boobies.