Frigatebirds

Some articles on frigatebird, frigatebirds:

Great Frigatebird - Behaviour - Feeding
... The Great Frigatebird forages in pelagic waters within 80 km (50 mi) of the breeding colony or roosting areas ... the most common item in the diet of the Great Frigatebird other fish species and squid may be eaten as well ... Great Frigatebirds will make use of schools of predatory tuna or pods of dolphins that push schooling fish to the surface ...
Magnificent Frigatebird
... The Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens) was sometimes previously known as Man O'War, reflecting its rakish lines, speed, and aerial piracy of other birds ... The Magnificent Frigatebird is 100 cm (39 inches) long with a 215 cm (85 inch) wingspan ... This species is very similar to the other frigatebirds and is similarly sized to all but the Lesser Frigatebird ...
Frigatebird - Biology - Morphology
... Frigatebirds are large, with iridescent black feathers (the females have a white underbelly), with long wings (male wingspan can reach 2.3 metres) and deeply-forked tails ... Frigatebirds are found over tropical oceans and ride warm updrafts ... As members of Pelecaniformes, frigatebirds have the key characteristics of all four toes being connected by the web, a gular sac (also called gular skin), and a furcula ...
List Of Birds Of Ontario - Frigatebirds
... Frigatebirds are large sea-birds usually found over tropical oceans ... Magnificent Frigatebird, Fregata magnificens (A) ...
Limnofregata - Size
... Physically Limnofregata looked similar to modern frigatebirds, but had shorter legs and wings ... The beak was shorter than that of modern frigatebirds, and lacked the typical hook at the end, resembling a strong booby beak more than that of today's frigatebirds ... azygosternon as today's largest species of frigatebird (Fregata minor) is compared to the smallest extant one (Fregata ariel) ...