tropikfågel - Hvidhalet Tropikfugl - pikkutropiikkilintu -
Witstaartkeerkringvogel - Weißschwanz-Tropikvogel - Rabijunco
Menor - Phaéton
à bec jaune
Tropicbird, off western Australia,
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is a bird
with a real WOW!
factor. A real stunner - and hard to see most of the time. According to
"The Slater guide to Australian Birds" this is a real rarity. However,
it seems that although this was an excellent sighting it is not exactly
unheard of in the area.
get enough photos of
All photos taken with a hand-held DSLR with a 400mm telephoto lens
More on birding at sea off Western Australia see this page
Tropicbird off western Australia, August 2012