Red-billed Tropicbird

Phaethon aethereus

ML251988321



eBird Checklist S71887452
Port Aransas Beach (Access Rd 1 to Horace Caldwell Pier)
Nueces, Texas, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 27.819, -97.0614 Map

Age
Immature
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags

Media notes

Observation details

bird found sitting on beach near beach marker C (between Lantana Dr and Avenue G) on morning following passage of Hurricane Hanna (made landfall at Baffin Bay around 5 pm on previous day), observed from 10:47 am to 11:15 am, bird had large yellow-orange (not red) bill, fine black barring across upper parts, long white tail streamer (longer than juvenile but not as long as adult), black eye line/patch that extended to back of head, bird appeared very tired but was seen flapping its wings and appeared alert

Technical Information

Model
Canon EOS 77D
Lens model
TAMRON 100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD A035
f-stop
f/13.0
Focal length
325 mm
Shutter speed
0.01 sec
ISO
100
Flash
Flash did not fire
Original file size
1,858KB
Dimensions
3500 x 2500

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