Red-billed Tropic Bird

Red-Billed Tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus)

Wingspan 1100mm body weight of 420g

This guy must have got lost!! The first record for this bird in Australia was on Lord Howe last November 2010. Great bird to watch fly, he is much faster than the Red tailed and very vocal. Be nice if he brought a mate back. Breeds Tropical Atlantic, Indian Ocean and Eastern Pacific.