Red-billed Tropicbird

Phaethon aethereus - Phaéton à bec rouge

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Phaethontiformes

  • Family
    :

    Phaethontidés

  • Genus
    :

    Phaethon

  • Species
    :

    aethereus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 105 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 99 à 106 cm.
  • Weight
    : 420 g
Longevity

10 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Red-billed Tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus) is a species of bird in the Phaethontidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Phaethon aethereus mesonauta (e Pacific, Caribbean, e Atlantic)
  • Phaethon aethereus aethereus (s Atlantic)
  • Phaethon aethereus indicus (Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Persian Gulf)

Foreign names

  • Phaéton à bec rouge,
  • Rabijunco Etéreo,
  • Rabijunco-riscado,
  • Rotschnabel-Tropikvogel,
  • vöröscsőrű trópusimadár,
  • Roodsnavelkeerkringvogel,
  • Fetonte beccorosso,
  • Rödnäbbad tropikfågel,
  • Rødnebbtropikkfugl,
  • faeton červenozobý,
  • faeton červenozobý,
  • Rødnæbbet Tropikfugl,
  • suomutropiikkilintu,
  • Rooibekpylstert,
  • cuajonc bec-roig,
  • Melspíra,
  • faeton białosterny,
  • sarkanknābja faetons,
  • grahasti tropik,
  • Красноклювый фаэтон,
  • アカハシネッタイチョウ,
  • 红嘴鹲,
  • 紅嘴熱帶鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Oceanic : Epipelagic (0-200m), Mesopelagic (200-1000m) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

Illustration

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