Online English Conversation lesson by skype(20221103)

Answer space of next sentence.  No more than 2 words or a number.

  1. Strutting and showing off feet is part of the mating (         ).
  2. When a male boobies has very blue feet, he is considered (         ).
  3. Their name comes from the Spanish word for (       ).


These boobies live off the Western coast of Central and South America. The Galapagos Island population includes about half of all breeding pair of blue-footed boobies.

They are aptly named and males take great pride in their fabulous

 feat during mating riturals. Male birds show off their feet to prospective males birds with a high stepping strut the blue are the feet the more attractive the male all half dozen or booby species are thought to take their name from the Spanish word Bobo.

The term means stupid which is how early European colonists may have characterized these clumsy and unwary birds when they saw them on land their least graceful environment.