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 Sula dactylatra
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This taxon is Not Recognised as a species by BirdLife International.

Taxonomic source(s)
AERC TAC. 2003. AERC TAC Checklist of bird taxa occurring in Western Palearctic region, 15th Draft. Available at: # _the_WP15.xls#.
SACC. 2006. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #

Taxonomic note
Sula dactylatra (Sibley and Monroe 1990, 1993) has been split into S. dactylatra and S. granti following AOU (2000). Sula dactylatra (AOU 1998 + updates) and Sula tasmani (Christidis and Boles 1994) have been lumped as <

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Sula dactylatra. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Additional resources for this species

ARKive species - Masked booby (Sula dactylatra) 0

Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Not Recognised
Family Sulidae (Gannets, Boobies)
Species name author Lesson, 1831