Phaethon aetherus                           Phaethontidae


Distribution: Caribbean, South Atlantic, Indian Ocean and the Galápagos Islands.


Habitat: Anywhere there are cliffs.


Appearance; The adult is a slender, mainly white bird, 48 cm long, excluding the central tail feathers which double the total length, and a one meter wingspan. The long wings have black markings on the flight feathers. There is black through the eye. The bill is red.


Diet: P. aetherus feeds on fish and squid by plunge diving and they are also can take a flying fish in flight.