Red-billed Tropic Bird

The Indian Ocean race of the Red-billed Tropicbird, P. a. indicus, was at one time considered a full species, the Lesser Red-billed Tropicbird from Pakistan and the western Republic of India.

The Red-billed Tropic Bird is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Yellow-billed & Red-billed tropic bird - Phaethon lepturus & Phaethon aethereus Yellow-billed tropicbird Phaethon lepturus & red-billed tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Globally there are three species of tropicbird, all of which have tropical distributions. Two species are found in the tropical Atlantic and both breed on Ascension Island, with the majority breeding on Boatswainbird Island. More

Red-billed tropic bird Phaethon aetherius - Location: North Seymour, Gal More

Red-Billed Tropic Bird In Flight Red-billed Tropicbird Copyright © 2009 and its licensors. • Choose your product You have chosen to buy a Magnet with this image. More

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Red-billed tropic bird, taking flight over open ocean, Phaethon aethereus, San Diego, California Purchase A Print Of This ImageHow to request, purchase or license this imageAdd To Light Table Red tailed tropic bird. Image ID: 00852 Species: Red-tailed tropicbird, Phaethon rubricauda Location: Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary, American Samoa, USA Red tailed tropic bird. More

Red-billed Tropic Bird (Phaethon aethereus) Description : According to Bird Life International, the Red-billed Tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus) is rare-but not endangered-with a global population size estimated at 7,500. Roughly 30 of these birds, an estimated 15 breeding pairs, have a colony on Iles de la Madeleine, one of Senegal's national parks and just off Point Fann in Dakar. More

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Order : Pelecaniformes
Family : Phaethontidae
Genus : Phaethon
Species : aethereus
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758