Ascension Frigatebird

Fregata aquila - Frégate aigle-de-mer

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Suliformes

  • Family
    :

    Frégatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Fregata

  • Species
    :

    aquila

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 96 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 196 à 201 cm.
  • Weight
    : 1250 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Ascension Frigatebird (Fregata aquila) is a species of bird in the Fregatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Frégate aigle-de-mer,
  • Rabihorcado de Ascensión,
  • Tesourão-da-ascensão,
  • Adlerfregattvogel,
  • ascensioni fregattmadár,
  • Ascensionfregatvogel,
  • Fregata di Ascension,
  • Ascensionfregattfågel,
  • Ascensionfregattfugl,
  • fregata orlia,
  • fregatka ascensionská,
  • Ascension-fregatfugl,
  • atlantinfregattilintu,
  • fregata de l'illa de l'Ascensió,
  • fregata orla,
  • Debesbraukšanas salas fregatputns,
  • Вознесенский фрегат,
  • メスグログンカンドリ,
  • 阿岛军舰鸟,
  • 亞欣森軍艦鳥,

Habitat

Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Oceanic : Epipelagic (0-200m), Mesopelagic (200-1000m) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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