A view of two young birds on diferent nests, to compare age stages.

A view of two young birds on diferent nests, to compare age stages.
Species: Red-tailed Tropicbird   Phaethon rubricauda
Subspecies: melanorhynchos
Author: Josep del Hoyo
Date: 
Monday, September 9, 2013
Added to IBC: 20 Dec 2013 - 07:29
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Josep del Hoyo, IBC1218586. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1218586.

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Josep del Hoyo, IBC1218586. Video of Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda at Oeno Island, Pitcairn Islands. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1218586.

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