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Magnificent Frigatebird

Magnificent Frigatebird - Fregata magnificens
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Bird name: Magnificent Frigatebird
Latin: Fregata magnificens
Other: Tesourão (Br) • Fragata magnífica (Es)
Family: Fregatidae • Frigatebirds

The Magnificent Frigatebirds I saw often seemed to accompany other birds - stealing fish from Brown Boobies in Santa Catarina, or soaring on thermals with Black Vultures in Ubatuba.

Many seen on the coast in Panama CityMore photos...
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Fregatidae - Frigatebirds

027 Fregatidae - Frigatebirds - IOC 2.5 - 2010

Fregata aquila - Ascension Frigatebird - SE Atlantic Ocean
Fregata andrewsi - Christmas Frigatebird - NE Indian Ocean
Fregata magnificens - Magnificent Frigatebird - Caribbean, E Pacific
Fregata minor - Great Frigatebird - Widespread Tropical Ocean
Fregata ariel - Lesser Frigatebird - Widespread Tropical Ocean
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