A bird resting on the nest, shaking the head (probably cuased by parasites).

A bird resting on the nest, shaking the head (probably cuased by parasites).
Species: Red-tailed Tropicbird   Phaethon rubricauda
Subspecies: melanorhynchos
Author: Josep del Hoyo
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Added to IBC: 30 Jun 2013 - 18:16
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Altitude (m): 
29 meters
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Josep del Hoyo, IBC1213134. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1213134.

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Josep del Hoyo, IBC1213134. Video of Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda at Halona Point, Hawaiian Islands. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1213134.

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