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Red-tailed tropicbird, Phaethon rubricauda, AV146

Physical Description

Study skin of a mostly white bird with large pointed beak lying on its back, with the body in a straight line with the head and tail. The head is tilted so the beak is pointing up. Legs are straight in front of the tail and the wings are folded back against the body. The beak is tied closed with thread.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 90 x 110 x 520mm

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