Sunday, November 27, 2011

Pacific Ocean pelagic This mysterious bird has no relatives living nearby (including videos)


Redstart Phaeton

Boddaert in 1783 (before



) also known as the boatswain bird Amokura money or at various locations throughout its range, photographed at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in Hawaii in the western Pacific Ocean.

Image :. John Klavitter / USFWS, July 16, 2002 (public domain) [velociraptorize] Nikon E995


This bird mystery of the Pacific Ocean has no relatives living nearby. However, even if I am a sweet girl showing like this, I think there is enough evidence available to you that you can identify this bird pelagic species, family and even its taxonomic order.

answer: pigeon

is a red-tailed phaetons



. Tropical red tail are monomorphic and monogamous. They nest on the ground, often near the base of a tree or shrub, on oceanic islands. They produce a single egg between mid-November and December and the eggs are incubated for about 42 days. Both parents care for their young for 85-90 days.

Straw having the feet and legs weak and therefore, are poor swimmers and can not walk well on land, either. This makes them extremely vulnerable to terrestrial predators such as rats, cats and pigs. Here's a video of a pair of red tail tropical does not work well on Earth (filmed in 2010 on Midway Atoll):

phaetons There are two species that nest on Midway Atoll, but the red-tailed phaetons is much more common than white-tailed deer phaetons small

P. lepturus , which nests only on Easter Island. Straw in the red tail is distributed in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

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