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Magnificent frigatebird

Fregata magnificens

Description:

Fragata magnífica macho

Habitat:

Islas Galápagos. Islas Pacífico


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22 Comments

Isabela
Isabela 5 years ago

Thank you Achmad! You've got a wonderful collection of photos.

achmmad
achmmad 5 years ago

Beautiful bird, Isabela! :)

Isabela
Isabela 5 years ago

Thank you so much for comments. They are magnificent birds indeed.

Nicholas4
Nicholas4 5 years ago

Excellent!

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 5 years ago

Precioso vídeo y un momento espectacular!!

"Video is very good!"

Isabela
Isabela 5 years ago

Thank you so much for comments and favourites. It was so interesting to see the courtship, all the effort the males did by inflating their throat sacs to attract the females attention. But look at the girls: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/214..., just watching the spectacle and pretending indifference.

shebebusynow
shebebusynow 5 years ago

"magnifica macho" indeed!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 5 years ago

Second picture reminded me old NG magazine article on this lovely bird..!!

Me trae buenos recuerdos de las Galapagos!

InannaBintAli
InannaBintAli 5 years ago

What an amazing creature.

Wild Things
Wild Things 5 years ago

Lovely.

CarlaTuckerJohnson
CarlaTuckerJohnson 5 years ago

Very nice !!!

peter
peter 5 years ago

Spotting of the day!

"Magnificent frigatebirds put on a spectacular courtship display with their red, inflated throat sacs."

http://facebook.com/projectnoah/posts/21...
http://twitter.com/projectnoah/status/95...

p.young713
p.young713 5 years ago

Very interesting! Good shot!

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 5 years ago

I like the 4th shot best...great spotting!

Isabela
Isabela 5 years ago

Video now in new field!

Isabela
Isabela 6 years ago

Muchas gracias a Peter y Eula

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 6 years ago

Peter, have you seen the videos that Isabela is putting on "comments" on some of spotting it? for example in this Fregata.

peter
peter 6 years ago

Love the different angles! :D

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 6 years ago

Fabulosos losvídeosdeIsabel.

Ecuador

Lat: -0.82, Long: -91.10

Spotted on Apr 7, 2007
Submitted on Aug 26, 2010

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