Great Frigatebird

Fregata minor - Frégate du Pacifique

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Suliformes

  • Family
    :

    Frégatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Fregata

  • Species
    :

    minor

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 105 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 205 à 230 cm.
  • Weight
    : 1000 à 1640 g
Longevity

34 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Great Frigatebird (Fregata minor) is a species of bird in the Fregatidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Fregata minor nicolli (s Atlantic)
  • Fregata minor aldabrensis (w Indian Ocean)
  • Fregata minor minor (c and e Indian Ocean to South China Sea)
  • Fregata minor palmerstoni (w and c Pacific)
  • Fregata minor ridgwayi (e Pacific)

Foreign names

  • Frégate du Pacifique,
  • Rabihorcado Grande,
  • Fragata-grande,
  • Bindenfregattvogel,
  • szalagos fregattmadár,
  • Grote Fregatvogel,
  • Fregata maggiore,
  • Större fregattfågel,
  • Storfregattfugl,
  • fregata ebenová,
  • fregatka obecná,
  • Stor Fregatfugl,
  • kuningasfregattilintu,
  • Grootfregatvoël,
  • fregata gran,
  • fregata średnia,
  • lielais fregatputns,
  • Большой фрегат,
  • Cikalang besar,
  • オオグンカンドリ,
  • 黑腹军舰鸟,
  • นกโจรสลัดใหญ่,
  • 大軍艦鳥〔黑腹軍艦鳥〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; 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)

Geographic range

Illustration

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