Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Linnaeus, 1758

Order: Phaethontiformes Family: Phaethontidae Status: Vagrant to Madeira

Phaethon aethereus Biometrics

Wingspan: 100 - 110 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Total length: 90 - 105 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Tail streamers: 45 - 50 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)

Status

Madeira local status by Romano et al, 2010: Exceptional
Madeira local status by Zino et al, 1995: Exceptional
Conservation status by the IUCN Red List Categories, 2013: Least Concern ver 3.1

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