Moreover, two of five White-tailed Tropicbirds
(Phaethon lepturus) and two of three Red-billed Tropicbirds
I found numerous outright mistakes, the most obvious of which include: long wavy, rather than stiff, tail streamers on the Red-tailed Tropicbird
(Phaethon rubricauda); black, rather than chestnut, thighs on the Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias); reversal of the illustrations of the two megapodes (Megapodius spp.
chihi Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Snowy Egret Fgretta thulu Red-billed Tropicbird
Phaethon aethereus Nazca Booby Sula granti American Kestrel Falco sparverius Peregrine Falcon (b) F.
Visual sensitivity, coloration and morphology of Red-tailed Tropicbirds
Phaethon rubricauda breeding on the Kermadec Islands.
Pelecaniformes (pelicans, tropicbirds
, cormorants, frigatebirds, anhingas, gannets).
You're likely to see flamingos and green sea turtles, flightless cormorants, bright marine iguanas, Espanola lava lizards, hood mockingbirds, swallow-tailed gulls, blue-footed boobies, Nazca boobies, redbilled tropicbirds
, Galapagos hawks, Darwin's finches, waved albatross and even penguins, dolphins, shark and whales.
Framed by breathtaking views of Kauai's north shore, Hawaii's endangered birds are seen nesting in the cliffs, including the Hawaiian Gallinule, red-footed boobies, tropicbirds
, albatrosses and frigate birds.
Observant birders traveling by boat may see seafaring terns, shearwaters, tropicbirds
, and gannets en route.
No one who gazes upon the granite cliffs where tropicbirds
soar can fail to sense the timeless lineage.