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Red-billed Tropicbird

Phaethon aethereus Linnaeus, C 1758

The red-billed tropicbird is a tropicbird, one of three closely related species of seabird of tropical oceans. Superficially resembling a tern in appearance, it has mostly white plumage with some black markings on the wings and back, a black mask and, as its common name suggests, a red bill. Most adults have tail streamers that are about two times their body length, with those in males being generally longer than those in females. The red-billed tropicbird itself has three subspecies recognized, including the nominate. The subspecies mesonauta is distinguished from the nominate by the rosy tinge of its fresh plumage, and the subspecies indicus can be differentiated by its smaller size, more restricted mask, and more orange bill. This species ranges across the tropical Atlantic, eastern Pacific, and Indian Oceans. The nominate is found in the southern Atlantic Ocean, the subspecies indicus in the waters off of the Middle East and in the Indian Ocean, and the subspecies mesonauta in the eastern portions of both the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans and in the Caribbean. It was one of the many species described by Carl Linnaeus in his 1758 10th edition of Systema Naturae. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Phaethontiformes
Family:
  Phaethontidae
Genus:
   Phaethon
Scientific:
  Phaethon aethereus


Original description

Citation:
  Linnaeus, C 1758

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.134

Protonym:
  Phaëthon aethereus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727039


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  7EE005BD2701D129

Avibase ID:
  avibase-7EE005BD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7EE005BD


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 174673

Geographic range:

  • Phaethon aethereus aethereus: Fernando de Noronha, Ascension and St. Helena is. (s Atlantic)
  • Phaethon aethereus mesonauta: Subtropical and tropical e Pacific, Caribbean and e Atlantic
  • Phaethon aethereus indicus: Red Sea, Persian Gulf and Gulf of Aden
English:
Red-billed Tropicbird
Catalan:
Cuajonc bec-roig
Czech:
faeton vlnkovaný
Danish:
Rødnæbbet Tropikfugl
German:
Rotschnabel-Tropikvogel
Spanish:
Rabijunco Etéreo
Spanish (Spain):
Rabijunco Etéreo
Finnish:
suomutropiikkilintu
French:
Phaéton à bec rouge
Croatian:
crvenokljuni feton
Hungarian:
vöröscsőrű trópusimadár
Icelandic:
Melspíra
Italian:
Fetonte
Japanese (romaji):
akahashinettaichou
Japanese:
アカハシネッタイチョウ
Lithuanian:
Raudonsnapis fajetonas
Dutch:
Roodsnavelkeerkringvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudnebbtropikkfugl
Norwegian:
Rødnebbtropikkfugl
Polish:
faeton białosterny
Portuguese:
rabo-de-palha
Portuguese (Brazil):
rabo-de-palha
Russian:
Красноклювый фаэтон
Slovak:
faeton červenozobý
Serbian:
Crvenokljuni feton
Swedish:
rödnäbbad tropikfågel
Ukrainian:
Фаетон червонодзьобий
Chinese:
红嘴鹲
Chinese (Traditional):
紅嘴熱帶鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Red-billed Tropic Bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic Bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic Bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic Bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic Bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic Bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic Bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic Bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Red-billed Tropic Bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic Bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic Bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic Bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic Bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic Bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic Bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic Bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaëthon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Red-billed Tropic-bird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Phaéton à bec rouge ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Phaéton à bec rouge ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Red-billed Tropic Bird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Red-billed Tropic Bird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Phaethon aethereus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Phaëthon aethereus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Phaethon aethereus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Red-billed Tropicbird ( Phaethon aethereus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Phaethon aethereus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Phaethon aethereus [version 1]

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Afrikaans: Rooibekpylstert
Arabic: استوائي احمر المنقار, رئيس البحر
Asturian: Rauxuncu común
Azerbaijani: qırmızıdimdik faeton
Belarusian: Чырванадзюбы фаэтон
Bulgarian: Червеноклюн фаетон, Червеноклюн фетон
Bengali: রারমঠাুঁট চফলুফীয়া
Bengali (transliteration): lālaṭhōm̐ṭa biṣubīẏā
Catalan: Cuajonc bec-roig, Cuajonc de bec roig
Czech: faeton červenozobý, Faeton proužkovaný, faeton vlnkovaný
Chuvash: хĕрлĕ сăмсаллă фаэтон
Welsh: Aderyn trofannol picoch
Danish: Rødnæbbet Tropikfugl
German: Rotschnabel-Tropikvogel
Greek: Ερυθρόραμφος Φαέθων, Φαέθωv
English: Red-billed Tropic Bird, Redbilled Tropicbird, Red-billed Tropicbird, Red-billed Tropic-bird, Short-tailed Tropicbird, Short-tailed tropic-bird
English, HBW: Red-billed Tropicbird
English (IOC): Red-billed Tropicbird
English (United States): Red-billed Tropicbird
Esperanto: Ruĝbeka tropikbirdo
Spanish: Ave del trópico de pico rojo, Chirre de Pico Colorado, Rabijunco, Rabijunco de Pico Rojo, Rabijunco Dorsibarrado, Rabijunco Etéreo, Rabijunco Pico Rojo, rabijunco pico-rojo, Rabijunco Piquirojo, Rabijunco Piquirrojo
Spanish (Chile): Ave del trópico de pico rojo
Spanish (Colombia): Rabijunco Dorsibarrado
Spanish (Costa Rica): Rabijunco piquirrojo
Spanish (Cuba): Rabijunco de Pico Rojo
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Rabijunco, Rabijunco Piquirojo
Spanish (Ecuador): Rabijunco Piquirrojo
Spanish (Spain): Rabijunco Etéreo
Spanish (HBW): Rabijunco etéreo
Spanish (Honduras): Rabijunco piquirrojo
Spanish (Mexico): rabijunco pico rojo, rabijunco pico-rojo, Rabijunco Piquirrojo
Spanish (Nicaragua): Rabijunco Piquirrojo
Spanish (Panama): Rabijunco Piquirrojo
Spanish (Peru): Ave del Trópico de Pico Rojo
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Chirre Piquirrojo/Rabijunco Piquirrojo
Spanish (Venezuela): Chíparo
Estonian: viir-troopikalind
Basque: Cuajonc de bec roig
Persian: نوک‌سرخ دریایی
Finnish: Suomujouhipyrstö, suomutropiikkilintu
French: Grand Paille-en-queue, Grand Phaéton, Paille-en-queue à bec rouge, Paille-en-queue éthéré, Phaéton à bec rouge
Frisian: Readsnaffelkearkringfûgel
Irish: Trópaiceach gobdhearg
Guadeloupean Creole French: cibérou, Couac, Paille en queue à bec rouge
Galician: Cuajonc de bec roig, Rabixunco, Rabixunco de bico vermello
Haitian Creole French: Fou pay-an-ke bèk wouj, Fou pay–an-ke bèk wouj
Hebrew: פיתון ים־סוף, פיתון ים-סוף, פתון ים סוף, פתון ים־סוף, פתון ים-סוף
Croatian: crvenokljuni feton
Hungarian: Piroscsőrű trópusimadár, vöröscsőrű trópusimadár
Icelandic: Melspíra
Italian: Fetone beccorosso, Fetonte, Fetonte becco rosso, Fetonte beccorosso
Japanese (romaji): aka-hashi nettai-chō, akahashinettaichou
Japanese: アカハシネッタイチョウ
Japanese (Kanji): 赤嘴熱帯鳥
Kazakh: қызылтұмсық фаэтон
Kirghiz: кызыл тумшук фаэтон
Scientific: Phaethon aethereus, Phaëthon aethereus, Phaethon aethereus aethereus, Phaeton aethereus
Lithuanian: Fajetonas, Raudonsnapis fajetonas
Latvian: sarkanknābja faetons
Macedonian: Црвеноклун фетон
Malayalam: ചെഞ്ചുണ്ടൻ ഉറുമിവാലൻ
Mongolian: халуу
Malay: Burung Tropika
Mongolian, Chakhar (Peripheral): халуу
Dutch: Roodsnavelkeerkringvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudnebbtropikkfugl
Norwegian: Rødnebbtropikfugl, Rødnebbtropikkfugl
Polish: faeton bialosterny, faeton białosterny
Pinyin: duǎn-wěi méng, hóng-zuǐ méng
Portuguese: grazina, Rabijunco, Rabijunco-riscado, Rabo de palha, rabo-de-junco, rabo-de-palha, rabo-de-palha-de-bico-vermelho
Portuguese (Brazil): grazina, rabo-de-junco, rabo-de-palha, Rabo-de-palha-de-bico-vermelho
Portuguese (Portugal): Rabijunco, rabo-de-palha-de-bico-vermelho
Rhaeto-Romance: Feton dal bec cotschen
Romanian: Faeton cu cioc roşu
Russian: Красноклювый фаэтон, Фаэтон красноклювый
Northern Sami: Ruksesnjuntropihkaloddi
Sinhalese (Transliteration): Raththudu Gimwalaya
Slovak: faeton cervenozobý, faeton červenozobý
Slovenian: grahasti tropik
Serbian: Crvenokljuni feton
Swedish: Rödnäbbad tropikfågel
Thai: นกร่อนทะเลปากแดง
Turkish: kırmızı gagalı tropik kuş, kırmızı gagalı tropikkuşu, Kırmızı-gagalı Tropikkuşu
Ukrainian: Фаетон червонодзьобий
Uzbek: қизилтумшуқ фаэтон
Vietnamese: Chim nhiệt đới, Chim nhiệt đới mỏ đỏ
Chinese: 短尾鹲, 红嘴鹲, 红嘴鹲短尾鹲
Chinese (Traditional): 短尾鸏, 紅嘴熱帶鳥, 紅嘴鸏

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