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?White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus   - Immature
?White-tailed Tropicbird
Photographer : © Michelle and Peter Wong
Location :Southern Waters of Po Toi Island, Hong Kong
Date : 4 May 2008
English synonyms:Whitetailed Tropicbird, White-tailed Tropic Bird, White-tailed Tropic-bird, Long-tailed Tropicbird, Golden Bosunbird, Yellow-billed Tropicbird, Yellow-billed Tropic Bird, Yellow-billed Tropic-bird, White-tailed Bosunbird, White-tailed Bos'n Bird, Golden Bos'n Bird, Longtail, Marlin Spike, Arabian Tropicbird
Bird Family :Phaethontidae - Tropicbirds
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :A first record of a tropicbird for Hong Kong but there is still some doubt about the specific identity of this bird. For a discussion see the following web page: Immature tropicbird sp.