Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus subsp. mesonauta

Photo: Berry van der Hoorn

Classification

Phaethon [genus]
aethereus [species] (1)
mesonauta [subspecies]

Classification

Phaethon [genus]
aethereus [species] (1)
mesonauta [subspecies]

Names

Dutch name Roodsnavelkeerkringvogel
English name Red-billed Tropicbird
Alternative English name White Tropic (Sint Eustatius)
Alternative English name White Bird (Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Martin)
Alternative English name Tropic (Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Martin)
Alternative English name Red-billed Tropic-bird
Papiamento name Bubi rabo largo shouru (Aruba)
Papiamento name Bubi rabu largu shouru (Curaçao, Bonaire)
Valid name Phaethon aethereus subsp. mesonauta Peters, 1930

Classification