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Red-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda)

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Class: Aves
Family: Phaethontidae
Common Name: Red-tailed Tropicbird
Genus: Phaethon
Species Name: rubricauda

About The Red-tailed Tropicbird

The Red-tailed Tropicbird nests in the southern Indian Ocean, and just north of the Tropic of Cancer and south of the Tropic of Capricorn in the Pacific Ocean. It breeds on islands, but can also be found on the south-west coast of Australia1.

Rights Holder: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
Bibliographic Citation: BirdLife International 2013. Phaethon rubricauda. In: IUCN 2014 . IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1 . <www.iucnredlist.org>

Trips Where Observed

Hawaii, Kauai

Member Lifelists

United States

Sites Where Observed


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