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Masked Booby
Sula dactylatra
Bird Family :"Boobies"
Description :Rare in local area. Largest booby, size 85cm. Sea bird, diver.
Typical Habitat :Oceans and reefs.
Distribution :Locally abundant around the northern coastline.
Migration :Partial migrant / nomadic. Breeds on Norfolk, Lord Howe and Kermadec Islands. Occasionally seen at Reefs off Townsville.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes
EPBC :Migratory

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      EPBC = Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (Commonwealth)

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