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The Blue Footed Boobies

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THE BLUE FOOTED BOOBIES (S4x32) 4C set John Drewry Bankhead Book 6
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 2s+3s set and dance RH across ½ way, 3s+2s ½ turn partner RH, twirl and dance out to own side
9-16 All circle 8H round to left for 2 steps, Men turn Lady behind them 2H and continue circle to places
17-24 1s+3s also 2s+4s set and Petronella-in-tandem into middle, set and Petronella-in-tandem to sides
25-32 1s+4s dance RH across, lead up/down cross and cast in 1 place. 31(4)(2)

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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The Blue-footed Booby (Sula nebouxii) is a bird in the Sulidae family which comprises ten species of long-winged seabirds.

The natural breeding habitat of the Blue-footed Booby is tropical and subtropical islands off the Pacific Ocean, most famously, the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador.

Blue Footed Boobies
Blue Footed Booby

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