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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Fregata minor Scientific name
Pelicaniformes Order
Fregatidae Family
85-105 cm. (Wingspan 205–230 cm) Length
Open ocean, coastal waters, lagoons, estuaries. Range:- Endemic to Habitat
Altitude
Range
1 White eggs, incubation 55 days, fledging  4-6 months. Clutch
Fish, squid, birds, chicks, eggs, offal. Food  
The greatest wing area to body mass gives frigatebirds the lightest wing loading  of any bird. Habits
3825 TSN: 174766 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Great Frigatebird david m Sand Island Midway Atoll United States XC121643 call

AKA:- Afrikaans: Groot Fregatvoël, Grootfregatvoel, Grootfregatvoël
Czech: Fregatka obecná
Danish: Stor Fregatfugl
German: Bindenfregattvogel, Binden-Fregattvogel
Maldivian: Maahoara
English: Great Friagtebird, Great Frigata, Great Frigate, Great Frigate Bird, Great Frigatebird, Greater Frigate Bird, Greater Frigatebird, Lesser Frigatebird, North Pacific Man-o-war-bird, Pacific Frigatebird
Spanish: Ave fragata grande, Fragata Alibandeada, Fragata Grande, Fragata Pelágica, Fregata Pelágica, Rabihorcado Grande
Spanish (Chile): Ave fragata grande
Spanish (Colombia): Fragata Alibandeada
Spanish (Costa Rica): Rabihorcado Grande
Spanish (Mexico): Fragata Pelágica
Estonian: kuning-fregattlind
Finnish: Kaappari, kuningasfregattilintu
French: Frégate du Pacifique, Grande Frégate
Hebrew: פריגט
Indonesian: Cikalang Besar
Italian: Fregata maggiore, Fregata minore
Japanese: Oh-gunkandori, oogunkandori, Ou-gunkandori
Japanese: オオグンカンドリ
Korean: 큰군함조
Latin: Fregata minor
Lithuanian: Didžioji fregata
Malagasy: Bomomandry
Maori: Hakuwai
Dutch: Grote Fregatvogel
Norwegian: Storfregattfugl
Palauan: Kedam
Polish: fregata srednia, fregata średnia
Portuguese: alcatraz, fragata, Fragata-grande, grapira, joão-grande, tesoura, tesourão, Tesourão-grande
Portuguese (Brazil): alcatraz, fragata, grapira, joão-grande, tesoura, tesourão, Tesourão-grande
Russian: Большой фрегат, Фрегат большой
Slovak: fregata ebenová , Fregata žltopása
Swedish: Större fregattfågel
Swahili: Mnandi-pwani
Thai: นกโจรสลัดใหญ่
Vietnamese: Cốc biển đen
Chinese: 小军舰鸟, 小軍艦鳥, 軍艦鳥, 黑腹军舰鸟

Sub-species

Fregata minor
Fregata minor aldabrensis
Fregata minor nicolli
Fregata minor palmerstoni
Fregata minor peninsulae
Fregata minor ridgwayi
Fregata minor strumosa
 

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