Species Fregata minor (Gmelin, 1789) (Great frigatebird)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- order: Suliformes
  • --- family: Fregatidae
  • ---- species: Fregata minor
Characteristics:carnivore; body-length: 95 cm; black plumage; pointed wings; long, forked tail; whitish head and breast; during the breeding season males show a large, inflated, bright red gular sac
References:Sinclair 1994: 48
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