276. Fregata aquila

276. Fregata aquila.

THE FRIGATE BIRD.

(Sometimes called " Sea-Hawk," " Man-of-War Bird," and might also be called a " Gannet-Eagle.")

Male 37" to 40". Legs red. Bill blue-grey. Glossy black throughout. Gular pouch red. Breast and sides black. No white patch on flank. Young with head, neck, and abdomen white.— Female: breast and sides white. No white collar round back of the neck. Tropical and subtropical seas. Christmas Island, Indian Ocean. (J, 1000. B. 1524.)

BookTitle: 
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Reference: 
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
Title in Book: 
276. Fregata aquila
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
276
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
240
Common name: 
Frigate Bird
M_ID: 
2383
M_CN: 
Ascension Frigatebird
M_SN: 
Fregata aquila
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
13102

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