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.)