Magnificent Frigatebird

Fregata magnificens (Mathews, 1914)

Summary

Pelagic species with a very large population and with an extremely large distribution area.
Gregarious species and essentially sedentary, however immature and non-breeding individuals perform dispersive movements. Occurs along the coasts of tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas. There is also a small population in the archipelago of Cape Verde.
The evolution trend of the global population is an increasing one.

Global conservation status

Least concern (IUCN ver. 3.1, 2010)
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Common names

  • Magnificent Frigatebird

Subspecies

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Behavior

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Flight

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Habitat

Occurs along the coasts of tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas, nesting in mangroves and coastal scrubs.

Feed

It feeds mainly on fish and squid, but also offal, eggs and chicks of seabirds.

Breeding

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Predators

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Threats

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Winter migrant Breeding migrant Resident