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Tropicbirds

Order: Phaethontiformes - only three species (2 species depicted)
Family: Phaethontidae
Genus: Phaethon

Species on page

+ Red-billed tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus)
+ Red-tailed tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda)
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Red-billed tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus)

Tropicbird with incoming at 11 o'clock

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Red-billed tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus)
Santa Cruz Island
Galápagos

Red-tailed tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda)

Subtropic bird

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Red-tailed tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda)
Easter Island

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Last modified: May 9, 2015
Created: December 14, 2012
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