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Red-tailed Tropicbird

Dutch: Roodstaartkeerkringvogel
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Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Phaethontidae
Genus: Phaethon
Species: Phaethon rubricauda

Images

20 mm
Red-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda) skull, side view
Red-tailed Tropicbird skull
Red-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda) skull, top view
Red-tailed Tropicbird skull, top view
Red-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda) skull, bottom view
Red-tailed Tropicbird skull, bottom view

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)


Information:
Many thanks to the Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt, for allowing us to photograph this specimen.

Length: 124 mm
Length cranium: 56 mm
Width (cranium): 48 mm
Height (cranium): 24 mm
Length bill: 68 mm
Skull ratio: (Length / Length bill) 1.82

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