277. Fregata ariel

277. Fregata ariel.

THE SMALLER FRIGATE BIRD,

Male 30" to 33". Legs, male black, female red. Bill grey. Head and above ferruginous brown. Similar to F. aquila, but male has a white patch on each flank, and female has a white collar round the back of the neck. Tropical parts of Indian and Pacific Oceans from Madagascar to the Society Islands. (B. 1525. S.F. vii. 447.)

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: 
277. Fregata ariel
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
277
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
240
Common name: 
Smaller Frigate Bird
M_ID: 
2392
M_CN: 
Lesser Frigatebird
M_SN: 
Fregata ariel
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
13103

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