An adult being attacked by a group of Magnificent Frigatebirds

An adult being attacked by a group of Magnificent Frigatebirds
Species: Red-billed Tropicbird   Phaethon aethereus
Subspecies: mesonauta
Author: Anna Motis
Friday, August 19, 2005
Added to IBC: 25 Feb 2008 - 00:00
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Altitude (m): 
38 meters


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Anna Motis, IBC1160819. Video of Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus at Genovesa, Galapagos Islands. Accessible at

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