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White-tailed Tropicbird 
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Phaethon lepturus Scientific name
Phaethontiformes Order
Phaethontidae Family
 39cm excluding tail streamers 71–80 cm long including streamers (Wingspan 89–96 cm) Length
Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands. Pelagic Range:- Ascension Island, Bermuda and Caribbean, tropical Pacific, Europa Island, Mozambique Channel,
Christmas Island, Indian Ocean
 1 eggs, incubation by both parents 40 to 43 days, fledging 70-75 days. Clutch
Fish, squid. Food  
Follows ships Habits
3633 - TSN: 174676 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

White-tailed Tropicbird Matthias Feuersenger Tengatangi, Atiu, Cook Islands New Zealand XC110921 call, song

AKA:- Afrikaans: Witpylstert
Czech: Faeton žlutozobý
Danish: Hvidhalet Tropikfugl
German: Weißchwanz-Tropikvogel, Weißschwanz-Tropikvogel
Maldivian: Dhandifulhu Dhooni
English: Golden Bosunbird, Long-tailed Tropicbird, White-tailed Tropic Bird, Whitetailed Tropicbird, White-tailed Tropicbird, White-tailed Tropic-bird, Yellow-billed Tropic Bird, Yellow-billed Tropicbird, Yellow-billed Tropic-bird
Spanish: Ave del trópico de cola blanca, Chirre, Contramaestre, Rabijunco, Rabijunco Cola Blanca, rabijunco colablanca, Rabijunco Coliblanco, Rabijunco de Pico Amarillo, Rabijunco Menor, Rabijunco Piquigualdo
Spanish (Chile): Ave del trópico de cola blanca
Spanish (Colombia): Rabijunco Piquigualdo
Spanish (Cuba): Contramaestre, Rabijunco
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Rabijunco, Rabijunco coliblanco
Spanish (Mexico): rabijunco cola blanca, rabijunco colablanca, Rabijunco Coliblanco
Estonian: väike-troopikalind
Finnish: Pikkutropiikkilintu
French: Paille-en-queue à bec jaune, Paille-en-queue à brins blancs, Petit Paille-en-queue, Petit Phaéton, Phaéton à bec jaune, Phaéton à queue blanche
Haitian Creole French: Pay-an-ke bèk jòn
Hawaiian: Koa'e kea
Indonesian: Buntutsate Putih
Italian: becco giallo, Fetone beccogiallo, Fetonte coda bianca, Fetonte codabianca
Japanese: Shirao-nettaicho, shiraonettaichou, Shirao-nettaichou
Japanese: シラオネッタイチョウ
Latin: Phaethon americanus, Phaëthon americanus, Phaethon flavirostris, Phaëthon flavirostris, Phaethon lepturus
Malagasy: Kafotsy
Dutch: Witstaartkeerkringvogel
Norwegian: Småtropikfugl, Småtropikkfugl
Palauan: Dudek
Polish: faeton zóltodzioby, faeton żółtodzioby
Portuguese: Rabijunco-de-bico-amarelo, rabo-de-palha-de-bico-laranja
Portuguese (Brazil): Rabo-de-palha-de-bico-laranja
Russian: Белохвостый фаэтон, Желтоклювый Фаэтон
Slovak: Faeton bielochvostý
Swedish: Vitstjärtad tropikfågel
Swahili: Ndege-mawingu
Thai: นกร่อนทะเลหางขาว
Chinese: 白尾熱帶鳥, 白尾鸏, 白尾鹲, 白尾鹲长尾鹲



Phaethon lepturus
Phaethon lepturus ascensionis - Ascension Island
Phaethon lepturus catesbyi - Bermuda and Caribbean
Phaethon lepturus dorotheae - tropical Pacific
Phaethon lepturus europae - Europa Island, s. Mozambique Channel
Phaethon lepturus fulvus - (Golden Bosun)—Christmas Island.
Phaethon lepturus lepturus  - Indian Ocean

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