Lesser Frigatebird

Fregata ariel

Order

SULIFORMES

Family

Frigatebirds (Fregatidae)

Code 4

LEFR

Code 6

FREARI

ITIS

HEAD

Lesser Frigatebird Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black, tan in juvenile.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Lesser Frigatebird Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 75 cm (29.5 in)
  • Weight: 875 g (30.86 oz)
  • Size: Very Large (32 - 72 in)
  • Color Primary: Black
  • Underparts: Black with white mark on base of wing, white breast in female and juvenile.
  • Upperparts: Black with black-brown bar on secondary coverts.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Lesser Frigatebird Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Graceful, buoyant flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 175-193 cm (68.8-76 in)
  • Wing Shape: Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Forked Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Gray
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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