Whimsical blue-footed boobies whom only appear where there is snow. They do not talk, not even a whisper, they communicate through the movement of their head. It may be one to a hundred of them at any given time. They seem to show up whenever Ferald is alone. They also travel beneath the surface of the snow, to get from one place to another. After an encounter with some of these little boobies, and in need of a few gifts to give. Ferald decides to give each of his friends a blue-footed booby as a Christmas present.