Red-billed Tropicbird (OMAN)
Red-billed Tropicbird (OMAN)
Recordings 
Scientific Name 
Phaethon aethereus
Arabic Name 
رئيس البحر
Kuwaiti name 
جنة
Family 
Width 
105.0 cm
Length 
48.0 cm
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Least Concern
Similar species 

In Kuwait

Information

Extremely rare vagrant. The region’s only Tropicbird. Since seabird watching is rarely practiced in Kuwait this species could be a more infrequent visitor.
Where in Kuwait 
Only 3 records for Kuwait in and around the Arabian Gulf near the southern coral islands with the last confirmed sighting seen in 1974.
In the world 
A restricted range species across the tropical waters of the Atlantic Ocean, north-west Indian Ocean and eastern Pacific Ocean. Locally there are breeding colonies on the coasts of Yemen, Oman and Saudi Arabia.
Local threats 
Unkown