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White-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus) covered with Grand Devil's-claws seeds (Pisonia grandis). Aride Island, Seychelles.

© Olivier Born / Biosphoto

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Image size: 5029x3352 pixels (16.8"x11.2" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2017-01-11

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These seeds stick to the bird, it ends up dying.


Wild animal / Bird / Sea bird / Tropicbird / White-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus)

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Low Risk (IUCN) LR / Least Concern (IUCN) LC

Flora / Spermatophyte / Flowering plant / Dicotyledon / Caryophyllales order / Nyctaginaceae family / Grand Devil's-claws (Pisonia grandis)


Africa / Southern Africa / Seychelles (Archipelago) / Aride (Island)

Enumeration / Alone

World sea and ocean / Indian Ocean

Shot / Overview

Shot / Profile shot

Behavior / Die


Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Seed

Individual / Nobody

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Archaeplastida / Chlorobionta / Embryophyta / Tracheophyta / Spermatophyta / Phanerogamae / Angiospermae / Dicotyledoneae / Caryophyllales / Nyctaginaceae / Pisonia

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Chordata / Vertebrata / Tetrapoda / Aves / Pelecaniformes / Phaethontidae / Phaethon

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