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Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus indicus   - Adult in flight
Red-billed Tropicbird
Photographer : © Manjusha Savant
Location :off the coast of Vasco da Gama, South Goa District, Goa, India
Date : 5 November 2017
English synonyms:Redbilled Tropicbird, Red-billed Tropic Bird, Red-billed Tropic-bird, Smaller Red-billed Tropic-bird (indicus), Short-tailed Tropicbird, Bosun Bird, Bosunbird, Grey-backed Tropicbird, Gray-backed Tropicbird, Marlin Spike, Longtail, White-tailed Bos'n Bird
Bird Family :Phaethontidae - Tropicbirds
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :We must have seen in all 3 to 4 Red-billed Tropicbirds at different times. These birds seem to be solitary creatures and not reside in flocks like gulls. - MS
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