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Red-billed Tropicbird

Phaéton à bec rouge

Phaethon aethereus

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Life, Habitat and Pictures of the Red-billed Tropicbird

B L W W W Family Latin Name
18" 45.7cm 44" 111.8cm 1.6lb 0.725kg Phaethontidae Phaethon aethereus

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Red-billed Tropicbird range

The Red-billed Tropicbird lives in the ocean tropics. It is easily identified as a tropicbird by its long streaming tail feathers and white plumage. This beautiful white seabird is regularly seen in the Pacific waters off southern California. It also nests in the southern waters of the Caribbean Sea at certain times of the year. It is a native bird in the waters off of Cuba.

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