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red-tailed tropic bird on Kure Atoll

Robert R. Fleet

red-tailed tropic bird on Kure Atoll

by Robert R. Fleet

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Published by American Ornithologists" Union in [Washington] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 63-64.

Statementby Robert R. Fleet.
SeriesOrnithological monographs -- no. 16
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL696.P474 F54
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14724719M

Red-tailed tropicbird at Midway Atoll. Tropicbirds range in size from 76 cm to cm in length and 94 cm to cm in wingspan. Their plumage is predominantly white, with elongated central tail feathers. The three species have different combinations of black markings on the face, back, and wings. Their bills are large, powerful and slightly Class: Aves. red-tailed tropicbird or red tailed tropic bird, Phaethon rubricauda rothschildi, Sand Island, found on the Kure Atoll White tailed tropic bird dramatic picture taken from above Search Results for White Tailed Tropic Bird Stock Photos and Images ().

  In the specific case of the red-tailed tropicbird, it was found that depredation of Polynesian rats on young nestlings was heavy, accounting for the 89% and % of total nestling loss on and , respectively on Kure atoll (Hawaii; Fleet, ). Therefore, although only one of the rat predatory attempts was successful, our results should Author: Nicolas Luna, Andrea I. Varela, Katherina Brokordt, Guillermo Luna-Jorquera. Land birds of Tuamotu Archipelago, Polynesia: Data were also collected on the Tuamotu sandpiper Prosobonia cancellata, the Atoll Fruit-dove Ptilinopus coralensis, R.R. FleetNesting success of the red-tailed tropicbird on Kure Atoll. Auk, 89 (), pp. Google by: 4.

Envelope 3 contains a field book by Walter Bulmer that contains shorebird counts; bird returns data (with band numbers to ); hand-drawn maps indicating nests with eggs; a field entry on Red-tailed tropicbird behavior; and an illustration of a bird. Subjects. The red-tailed tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda) is a seabird native to tropical parts of the Indian and Pacific of three closely related species of tropicbird (Phaethontidae), it was described by Pieter Boddaert in Superficially resembling a tern in appearance, it has almost all-white plumage with a black mask and a red bill. The sexes have similar plumage.


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16 published by the american ornithologists' union Get this from a library. The red-tailed tropicbird on Kure Atoll. [Robert R Fleet]. © University Libraries, University of New Mexico, MSC05Albuquerque, NM() UNM is New Mexico's Flagship University.

NESTING SUCCESS OF THE RED-TAILED TROPICBIRD ON KURE ATOLL ROBERT R. FLEET I studied the breeding cycle of the Red-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda) on Kure Atoll, Hawaii, between March and August Kure is a low, volcanic-coral atoll at the northwestern end of the Hawaiian Island chain, approximately 1, km northwest of Honolulu.

The Red-tailed Tropicbird on Kure Atoll Robert R. Fleet Ornithological Monographs American Ornithologists' Union. A 64 page study. Contents: Introduction Breeding Cycle Nesting Success Discussion Summary Buy from The Red-tailed Tropicbird on Kure Atoll.

Ornithological Monographs Close Fleet ) studied breeding biology on Kure Atoll from throughDiamond (Diamond, A. (b). The biology of tropicbirds (Phaethon spp.) at Aldabra Atoll, Indian Ocean. Auk Four koa‘e ‘ula (red-tailed tropicbird) subspecies are recognized, and one (P. roseotincta) breeds in Hawai‘i.

Adult males and females are mostly white, although sometimes with pale pinkish wash, except for partial black eye ring and short eye line, black flanks, and black shafts of outer primaries; both sexes have long, narrow, tail feathers with red shafts.

The red-tailed tropicbird is an aerial seabird, with a slender body shape, short neck, long and narrow wings, and two elongated central tail feathers that form conspicuous streamers. Its plumage appears predominantly white, the tail streamers and bill are bright red.

Facts About Red-tailed Tropicbird Diet Usually feeding during the day, are solitary feeders and rarely fish within sight of land. They dive, wings half-folded, into the water to catch their prey. Red-tails consume mostly fish (flying fish, mackerel, dolphinfish, balloonfish) and squid.

Their diet is about 4/5 fish and 1/5 squid. Life Span The red-tailed tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda) is a seabird native to tropical parts of the Indian and Pacific of three closely related species of tropicbird (Phaethontidae), it was described by Pieter Boddaert in Superficially resembling a tern in appearance, it has almost all-white plumage with a black mask and a red bill.

The sexes have similar : Phaethontidae. アカオネッタイチョウ(1)南硫黄島とロタ島 - Red-tailed Tropicbird - Wild Bird - 野鳥 動画図鑑 - Duration: 野鳥動画図鑑 - Wild Bird Japan views Seasonal and inter-annual variation in the feeding ecology of a tropical oceanic seabird, the Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda. Marine Ecology Progress Series– | Crossref | Le Corre, M., Salamolard, M., and Portier, M.

(b). Transoceanic dispersion of the Red-tailed Tropicbird in Cited by:   Fleet, R. () Nesting success of the Red-tailed Tropicbird on Kure Atoll.

Auk – Geary, J. () Rodent control measures for the protection of by:   At sea off of Kure atoll, Honolulu County, Hawaii, US on Thu Same location At sea off of Kure atoll, Honolulu County, Hawaii, US. Same area and date Another location near At sea off of Kure atoll, Honolulu County, Hawaii, US on Thu Same area.

Summary: Red-tailed Tropicbird chick on Kure Atoll (c. 's) was photographed as part of field work completed during the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program. Dates: c. Collection: RUNational Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circawith data from ; BoxFol Envelope : 19K.

Photos of the Red-tailed tropicbird (Phaeton rubricauda) on the ground and flying over the Midway Atoll/-bird pictures can also be seen. The snow-white, elegant Red-tailed Tropicbirds (Phaethon rubicauda) with their bright red bills and tails are extraordinarily impressive against the deep blue Midway sky.

The kiore threat to kakapo. Conservation Advisory Science Notes No. 29, Department of Conservation, Kiore can take eggs up to at least 68 x 48 mm in size as was shown for red-tailed tropicbirds on Kure Atoll by Fleet ().

He found that, in some years, up to 65% Fleet, R.R. Nesting success of the red-tailed tropic bird on Kure. Journals & Books; Register Sign in. VolumeIssue 3, MarchPages Regular Article.

Reproductive Endocrinology of Tropical Seabirds: Sex-Specific Patterns in LH, Steroids, and Prolactin Secretion in Relation to Parental Care. R FleetThe red-tailed tropicbird on Kure by: In the Red-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda), the relationship between mate-fidelity, nest-site fidelity and reproductive performance is poorly understood.

We therefore examined this relationship in Red-tailed Tropicbirds, using data collected on Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean from tocorresponding to three successive Cited by: 3. N0 DATA M J J t r 0 N 3- Number of Red-tailed Tropicbird nests in -which first egg was laid each semi-monthly period in study area at â west end of run-way on Green Island, Kure Atoll, Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance.The red-tailed tropicbird is thought to be monogamous, pairs remaining bonded over successive breeding seasons, although information such as age at first breeding and pair-formation is not known.

It nests in loose colonies, on offshore islands and stacks, rocky cliffs, coral atolls and : Aves.The Red-tailed Tropicbird on Kure Atoll. R. R. Fleet. $ No. For a complete list of Ornithological Monographs includ-ing both in-print and out-of-print books, please visit the American Ornithologists’ union website at No.