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Species profile—Phaethon rubricauda (red-tailed tropicbird)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Phaethontidae (Tropicbirds) → Phaethon rubricauda (red-tailed tropicbird)

Photo of Phaethon rubricauda (red-tailed tropicbird) - QPWS,1986
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Phaethontidae (Tropicbirds)
Scientific name
Phaethon rubricauda Boddaert, 1783
Common name
red-tailed tropicbird
WildNet taxon ID
1273
Alternate name(s)
bosunbird
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Vulnerable
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Marine & Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1273

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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