Genus FREGATA

Genus FREGATA.

Bill long, strongly hooked at end, and both mandibles bent down. Nostrils basal and linear in deep groove. Long tail forked, of twelve feathers. Large naked gular pouch, capable of great distension. Mid claw pectinated inside. Wings very long and pointed. First quill longest. Intertropical seas.

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: 
Genus FREGATA
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
239
M_ID: 
2382
M_SN: 
Fregata
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
13101

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